The Car Outside Is On Fire

the car outside is on fire and will burn to ash
it cannot identify its own flames
it is not that it is a person with eyes,

it is a car outside on fire and its burning to ash,
it can be identified by people with eyes
who see the flames, but

the flames themselves are not human
and have no eyes to identify how they are
burning the car to ash, the

ash is not yet, the ash
is theoretical and will not have eyes
because ash is not human, ash

cannot tell where it came from
it will lie where the car laid, it will
remain what the flames left behind, ash

without eyes cannot see what it is, a
car burning
without eyes cannot see what it is,
flames
without eyes cannot see what it is,

people watch the car flame but do nothing
with what their eyes see, they
do nothing, people who are humans with eyes
who watch the car burn, do
nothing, people, humans with working eyes
stand and watch
the car outside burn

like a theory presented to society
like a debate between political parties
like a product, newly advertised that anticipates shelf-life

people stand and watch the car burn to ash

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