• theplantnews

Too much,

By Alessandro Mortellaro

Contributor


Too much what?

Is it an abundance

Of something (un)wanted?

Or merely being overwhelmed?


Too much power

Given and imposed upon us.

What have we done?

What will we do?!


Robbed of our will

To feel—to understand

Each other’s blood

Splattering screams.


They’ve told us to keep

Swimming upwards if we wish to

Reach the surface; if we wish

To breathe. There is no surface.


Just water.

Too much water.

0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Joshua J. Frederic Contributor I remember a heavy cloud of lies Roaming in the corridors It reeked a sterile scent, yet unclear Not old enough, not too young either When a nurse whispered in my ear: W

Laury Charland Creative Writing Editor I found bones in the woods last night. Mother, I swear they weren’t his. I found bones in the woods last night. I didn’t look at them for too long Mother, I swea

Cristina Lijoi Contributor I wish I could tell you. I’ve lost and I’ve loved, and I’ve cried, and I’ve laughed. yet not a loss or love or cry or laugh feels as special as when I, lose or love or cry o