It's Not Real, micropoetry written by Delvon T. Mattingly at Spillwords.com
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It’s Not Real

It’s Not Real

written by: Delvon T. Mattingly

@DelvonMattingly

 

They who ignore evidence
and possess considerable power
would rather coerce you into imparting

peace into your children
to accept imminent death, knowing
once the world perishes they will be

deceased,
decaying atop the fuel
they had carelessly burned.

Delvon T. Mattingly

Delvon T. Mattingly

Delvon T. Mattingly, who also goes by D.T. Mattingly, is a writer from Louisville, Kentucky and a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan. His fiction and poetry have appeared in literary journals such as Maudlin House, Jellyfish Review, and Star 82 Review, and peer-review scientific journals such as Anesthesiology; Families, Systems, & Health; and Academic Psychiatry. He also posts poetry on his Instagram account.
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