Atom Cloud

Underneath the atom cloud

Birds were screaming, screeching loud,

Love lay low inside a shroud

I saw you eaten by the crowd

Underneath the atom cloud.


"In the shadow of the bomb"

A modern cry, our "on the Somme".

People ask where to or from?

I saw heaven

In the shadow of the bomb.


As the fallout passes by

Unconcerned the bodies lie

Burning and rotting: up in the sky

The sky looks down

As the fallout passes by.