that in a world ablaze
with probabilities and data,
one person can make a viral impact
on history going forward.
Whilst near the end, the one becomes a something
larger, but like a rogue exoplanet, a celebrity
inspiring copycats. (Still to say all
opinions are not equal is belittling, yet aren’t
some opinions just wrong?) What we read
into it, then, unconsciously manifests in new light--
purplish behind a lightning shaped like veins.
What do they think is going to happen? The
solutions are on a much higher frequency
only actualized by self-awareness…
David Wyman’s second poetry collection, Violet Ideologies, was published in 2020 by Kelsay Books. His first book Proletariat Sunrise, also published by Kelsay Books, came out in 2017. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Voices Project, BlazeVOX, Dissident Voice, Zombie Logic Review, Clockwise Cat & Squawk Back among other publications. He lives in Massachusetts and teaches at a local community college. He’s a fan of Noam Chomsky, jazz guitar and the visionary poetry of William Blake.