“O death! cruel, bitter, impious death! which thus breaks the bonds of affection and divides father and mother, brother and sister, son and wife. Lamenting our misery, we feared to fly, yet we dared not remain.” Gabriele de’ Mussi, 1348
it appeared in the south intuition like military training and showed our nation’s officers how to turn a dead foreigner into a soldier state sponsored moist in its southern soul advancing missile technologies every few decades capital however catapulted into the ocean across borders into foreign lips like a soon-to-be fetid foal new soldiers always return handless hoofless threat level successfully raised testing an ancient military strategy test officials and expect no further response track what our nation can strike how far how many tons of dead north’s leader watched from nearby we knew but pretended we didn’t know which they knew how any individual returns unknown his nearby conference table across which military analysts lay dead for now submarine ballistic missile capabilitary still bellies to god south’s leader the projects the unsuccessful could of soon possible in the united states persuasive through the core of the small inflatable globe nameless lobes fabricated in submissive valleys
Is the United States really blowing up North Korean missiles? [Foreign Policy]
Have North Korea’s Missile Tests Paid Off? [BBC News]
Biological Warfare at the 1346 Siege of Caffa [CDC]
Joseph M. Gerace is a multidisciplinary artist and professional journalist. His work explores the intersections of folk art, technology and the outer limits of communication. He lives in New Jersey. Original artwork by the author.