[. . .] When the time came;
when everyone had to choose, to say:
Do I go or do I stay
on a dying world with smoke-choked skies,
degrees of highs and lows borne only
through the wonders of technology?
When that time came,
I thought of you. [. . .]
Read my poem “Virgin Soil” in its entirely right now in OG’s Speculative Fiction #15.