Saturday, 04 December 2021 13:29

[Herd Immunity]

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[Herd Immunity]

[Herd Immunity]

 by J. P. Seabright

                   containment camps

    keep us safe

   protect           from wind     rain

                            assets

           corrugated hangar

    small pens              metal

    low troughs

         food      other for faeces

Water and piss                   in plastic bottles

                   resemble each other

    taste      [the] same

      given a number

    luckiest              the middle

                   exposed to     elements

                     greatest chance [of] warmth      survival

               built for cattle

    breeding                       into burgers

            died of           madness

                [we] do the same

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JP Seabright

JP Seabright is a queer writer (she/they) living in London, with poetry, short stories and experimental work published online and in print. Their debut poetry pamphlet, an experimental conceptual work, Fragments from Before the Fall: An Anthology in Post-Anthropocene Poetry is published by Beir Bua Press