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It's Not Real

written by: Delvon T. Mattingly



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

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 student in epidemiology at the University of Michigan. He currently lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his two cats, Liam and Tsuki. Learn more about his work at his website - delvon mattingly.
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