Thursday, May 1, 2008

News from Watching the News

A car syphons milk for young babies.
A telephone cord gives CPR to the nearly dying.
A mirror watches a young girl starve to death.
Shrapnel eradicates hunger in Iraq.



8 comments:

Noah The Great said...

Interesting!

writerwoman said...

A mirror watches a young girl starve to death.


That one really speaks to me. It paints a picture that haunts.

S. Thomas Summers (Scott) said...

perhaps shorten the lines a bit. take advantage of enjambment opportunities. enjoyed,

Anna said...

I think it is fantastic. The last line hits hard.

ozymandiaz said...

wondeful capture

janetleigh said...

Interesting word/image associations!

Kiibaati said...

"Shrapnel eradicates hunger in Iraq."

well, the dead don't eat...

astrobassist said...

I don't get the first line, but the rest is definitely haunting.