Punctuation pt. 2

The (Department of) State:

Cares about status;

Cares about poetry;

Is destructive;

Cares about destruction;

Gets the message;

Goes home;

Every day;

Works on the weekend;

Live in the Continental U.S.;

Craves the streets;

Craves everything it can’t have;

IS the warning;

Is zero information;

Is–Christ…

What a long drawn out mission.

No more longing,

No more illness,

No more anything.

Just the colloquialism.

Just the natives.

Just exhaustion.