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Wednesday, November 04, 2009


by Andrew Hilbert

today i guess,
a nuclear attack
on poland

it was really
no big deal
you know,
it's for
just in case
we ever want
to bomb the shit
out of you
we know best
how to do it

nothing too much
to worry about

Andrew Hilbert has a degree in History at Cal State Long Beach and lives in Orange County, California.