Whether it pertains to

In consideration of the bodies

we adopt a narrow interpretation
the bodies fall
under paragraph 135
although it is not explicit on that point
and we take up
the empty shells
the distressed husks where bodies would fall
where we exercise discretion
concerning essential decency

we address the obstruction presented by the empty shells
regarding the commotion issuing from the locked chamber
an excavator entrenched among the obstructions
in conformance with Attachment A

yes, the young bodies decomposing
in the final memorandum
whether it pertains to the empty shells
and the fouled waterways (covered in Appendix B)

and in response
given references to the relevant authorities
we forbear the bodies

This poem was published in the second issue of Angel Rust).

Andy Oram
March 20, 2020