Prose Poetry and Fiction from Web del Sol

Peter Johnson

Universal Medicine

A man discovered the universal medicine only to learn it unbalanced the intellect and grew eyebrows on people’s backs, so that the master race he had envisioned was in reality a bunch of idiot savants painfully deciphering meaningless hieroglyphics stretched across the hills and valleys of their shoulder blades, so that, most importantly, all philosophy--who they were, where they came from--looked in both shape and significance as cities appear to aliens soaring above in their perfect space ships on way to even more perfect galaxies.