Shoot me down

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(Teach me a lesson with a bullet in my skull, still convinced you're some instrument of God. Bullets the size of hummingbirds rip through bone and wing, skin and organ. You shoot me screaming through the sky; keep the heart intact. You'll be hungry later.)

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THEN

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Shoot me up

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(Filter me into your needles, shoot me screaming through your veins. You crackle-I'm electrical fits in your brain. A power struggle in your bad blood; I laugh and you seizure. My pointed teeth gnawing away at the first chamber of your heart-so hungry…)