I saw the girl on the bus today. Standing in the wasteland by the burnt-out shell of the reactor. Posing, with a dirty old tyre, on shiny carbon grit surrounded by the irradiated windswept scrub. Much of the green was a wash of blended mirages, an oasis of decayed life roasting in the heat-haze of the scalding midday sun.

She stood with her waxen face craned away from me, held aloft by an outstretched pipe of neck like a naked skull impaled upon a shaming spike. Her hazel-streaked hair was swept behind an elfin ear blown free by the hot summer breeze. I couldn’t see her face...

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