Cast

‘The hobbyist / aims a drum / of fierce / aluminum.’ /

Pouring molten aluminum into an anthill turns invasive species into beautiful art.
—International Science Times

This hill
of sand.

Pell-mell
all descend

in file
beneath

and fill
our labyrinth.

The hobbyist
aims a drum

of fierce
aluminum.

Heat’s dragnets
seal it:

Those in darkness
see a light.

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