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Gun Control: (phrase) the idea that the world of Man and Will can overcome Divine Intervention

It was suggested that a comet made a hole
In the chest of beauty, the final bullet gloom and ray slit,
Elongated streams in the river like processions of the dead.
The endangered after this, had no dominion in the solar system.

The motionless balm held intercourse with a wide dominion. 
An elliptical voice from the icy bank took on less than a coherent second;
Melodious, golden, questioning all the canvas: duck, tide, sheen, glimmer,
For large-mannered reasoning to explain away with vigor. Dislodge. 

        The difference between the levels in the multiverse correspond to where 
        Your doppelgangers reside.

        Level III is three-dimensional space, while another quantum branch may be infinite

To dislodge the billions their polymer tips, crept in.
From fields, trees, arms, legs, skulls
Bits to bite into, and to comb the stream.
To bid farewell: no more buckshot, pinpoint accuracy, Community Patrol Officers.
In this world, the lost children will cheer each other on,
At the middle school production 
And their children’s children will not be molded by fear.

                                                                            —Jonathan Andrew Pérez, Esq.

Jonathan Andrew Pérez, Esq. has published poetry online and in print in Prelude, River Heron Review, The Write Launch, Meniscus Journal, Rigorous Journal, The Florida Review’s Latinx publication, Piltdown Press, the Raw Art Review, Junto Magazine, Watermelanin, Cold Mountain Review’s Justice Issue, Yes, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Mud Season Review, Meat for Tea: The Valley Review, The Esthetic Apostle, The Piltdown Review, The Tulane Review, Barnhouse, The Tiny Journal, The Westchester Review, Metafore, Silver Needle Press, The Chicago Quarterly Review, and was featured in Crack the Spine's Anthology of the Year for 2018. He also serves as a reader for Pallette Poetry