Ground Burst Near Orlando (1998)
Air Burst Over Palm Springs (1998)
Underwater Test Off Key West (1998)
Underground Test at Destin (1998)
I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.Ellen Ripley, Aliens
Good advice. Considering the aliens among us -- like Foley and Harris -- Florida becoming a radioactive residue looks pretty good. An added plus: all the sandy beaches transform into glass.
….What You Wish For1. The Affected Women They bruise easily. Pin-pricks bleedall along their legs and thighs;they writhe in fever, coughing upphlegm contaminated by liver radiation, groaning for water.2. Women in the WellJaw bones become soft, raw gumsso porous, that a kiss festers with bacteria,and teeth fall out. Restlessly anemic, radioactive bones leave photographicstains on the dark room paper.3. Women Dial PaintersThe skeletal spine easily fracturesinto bone cancer of the knee, foot,rib-cage, or eye socket. Radon gascollects soft tissues in the head, releasingalpha particles for two thousand years.4. Their ChildrenThe closer to the bomb, the smallerthe baby's head. With visible skindamage and less hair, they convulsein their mothers' arms.vomiting back the breast milk. [Disposable Poem October 20, 2006]
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