Ten children are missing
in the place between
They’re left for air and radiation,
our Father’s home is in the sky.
The housing development contains wood panel walls
and alarm clocks,
tables with plates of crackers sitting on top them
and spilled cups of juice.
The housing development expands
the edge of Space and the daybreak.
Between 500 square miles a cosmic living room
begins to open to the heavens, ballistic missile silos,
and the ionized atmosphere.
There are the children,
in uniforms and now giants in mirrored optical physics.
A character in a cartoon show yells,
“It’s an optical illusion, we’re headed to Dimension 15!”
The character is being shown to you on television
(or in the mirrored optical physics market).