2012 teaserIn the year 2012, the United States government declared that from then on the right to privacy would no longer be enforced. Microphones in cell phones would be turned on at all times, as well as cameras, even when the cell phone itself was not powered on. The same concept would be applied to televisions as well, which would be pre-installed in every new home after the declaration. The government would now control all electricity from outlets, turning Electronic Entertainment Devices on and off whenever they saw fit. Following suit of Europe, security cameras would now be placed in bathrooms (as well as every other room), public and private, indoor and outdoor. It became a universally known fact: If you could see the cameras, they could see you. (In all reality, they could probably see you regardless of whether you saw them or not.)More Like This
However, not everybody was monitored 24/7. People with severe crimin
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She wrote me:
This is the time of all things read;
the time of books, clean hands, straw dogs,
shared looks. This is the time
that finds the time to settle down;
to open that smile with enormous plans;
to pound on metal rolled with rust;
to lie when lovers lie, alone, quiet,
in kitsch and style.
She wrote me:
Death for some is a careless cat,
one that lacks a voiceand love
and never plays chess.
But that is not my choice.
You see, I prefer the quieter sort;
the kind of death that stalks one
through shapeless blur, a caress of trust
and a lack of breathnow three, now two
a sweet bluff and a face that looks
of you, only that's not enough.
I remember the films during which you cry,
and the way you hide it, fiddling
with your change to make your eyes avoid
the two mice riddling some pocket full of holes.
I remember the nights you tried to pray.
You clasped your hands and dreamt up God
and what he may or may not do. And I,
following November, came with you.