Aphelion Issue 222, Volume 21
October 2017
 
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Once Upon a Time

by Richard Tornello


Animal skin adorned, glaciers encroaching.
Fire, a precious commodity, pushed from fields to caves.
Life was tough.

Leather seats, leather coats, ocean rising.
Oil, a precious commodity, air conditioned living.
Life is precarious.


© 2009 Richard Tornello

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