to be a victim

by ibull

what does
it mean to
be the victim—the
corpse, the
strangled, the
hidden, the
silenced.

what does the
victim know,
what does the
victim know;
how is the
victim, the
opaque cellophane, the
object a
knowing thing.

knowing,
knowing,
knowing,
knowing,
knowing,
knowledge,
power.

understand this,
understand this,
there is no victim, no
victim with humanity because
humanity
does not
work backwards,
does not
identify with the
dead—the
dying, perhaps, but not the
dead—the
tool
does not have an ethic; the
tool
does not have an ethic; the
tool….

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