Pedagogy of Violence by Craig Podmore


A scathing new collection of poems from @gunslingerpoet that submerge the reader/victim in viciously murky themes of media-hyped sexualised violence: bloody-mouthed, dead-eyed, scorched earth, forcing one to observe and bear witness.

This is a simulation.
This is a projection.
Relive your trauma.
Atrocity chic.
Arbitrary madness.
Semen found at the scene of a crime.
Accept brutality.
Mundane PTSD.
Embrace the lies of advertisements.
Cadaverous headlines.
Limbs in breakfast.
Sedated by a formula.
Hierarchical indoctrination.
No human necessary.
No man to be kind.
No mankind.

Cover Art by Carlos Dávila

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