, , ,

she walks down the escalator

towards the open van.  they drive

through the old dams

and broken turbines.  The

pyramids crumble in the distance

and she turns to see

the light ignite like the fourth

of july when the americans

feel patriotic.  She tells her friends

that they need to be patient, that

they’ll have money soon, but they

don’t listen and, instead,

start monetising their

online presences.