while the other children played hopscotch Werner sat alone experimenting with his radio
within the week he dismantled and rebuilt it
H harvested parts from supply sheds: snips of copper wire, screws and a bent screwdriver
the brain is locked in total darkness never seeing the light yet the world it constructs is full of light, colour and movement so how children, does the brain, which lives in without a spark of light build us a world so beautiful.
what is this
Is it starting?
Not long. we'll be safe down here.
How long will it last?
with the door shut, the sound of the sirens softens. above them the ceiling bulb flickers
In the cellar beneath the hotel of bees, the single bulb in the ceiling winks out