Mountains of Pai

pai bursting through the fog to fly in low 
across the rice paddies dumping its deadly 
load & setting the pond a-tremble with 
aftershocks the size of frogs now skipping 

the mountains of pai untold numbers of 
karen separatists pray fervently for a rain 
cloud to carpet bomb the ponds of burma
we saw one coming over the mountains 

along the surface-tension's wire as quickly 
as it came the raincloud retraces the thirty 
miles back to thailand if only the skies would 
remain blackened by something like smoke ...

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Davey Dreamnation (1972–?) is an Australalian musician, vocalist, pirate and record-label owner who now lives 'in the third person'.

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