the thing about lovecraft country

the thing

you need to understand

about lovecraft country

is that every part

that’s not monsters

or ghosts

or magic

is completely true

down to the experiments

down to the bodies

down to the rough rides

the chases

& the slash and burn

neighbor terrorism

it’s all true

for us

american history

is eldritch horror

so you’ll be patient

while we take a minute

& you’ll forgive us

if the first time

your eyes grow wide

& full of salt tears

you cover your mouth

& scream

we sigh

& pass the tissue.

Principal Team Leader, Chick-fil-A. Co-Founder,@ProjectLockerHQ (exited), 3 other cos. Green card holder, Wakanda, Um-Helat. Occasional musician, poet, pundit.

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