Poems from Ælfhild Wiklund

Phantoms lurk in my mind Haunting the neural networks On which I must travel They dog my thoughts They pop-up like mushrooms Sometimes...
The oceans turn to acid And the corals die The shellfish larvae dissolve Into scattered molecules, The Arctic is warming And the sea ice...
What hides in the internet Tangling code Sending error messages Down pixelated roads, What haunts the ethernet Bogging down speed Gobbling...
I fling my hair over my face To block out the world And watch it slide slowly away As the inexorable march of time Unveils me once more.  
Cold of glaciers chill my bones Sweeping down from mountains Icy streams and cool winds Stealing heat from stifling days Pulling me back...

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