12 December 2009 Main Posts Waiting for the Shit to Burn Alec Patric by Mark William Jackson In Copenhagen our great leaders stand and scream to learn, while I’m just kicking back waiting for the shit to burn. Economic crisis hits dope deals costs more than most can earn, so I’m just smoking crack waiting for the shit to burn. Democracy spreads like cancer just wait till it’s your turn, freedom lovers drinking Jack waiting for the shit to burn. In the days of tribulation judgment has been adjourned, God’s just kicking back waiting for the shit to burn. Alec Patric AS Patric is the award-winning author of The Rattler & other stories (Spineless Wonders, 2011), Las Vegas for Vegans (Transit Lounge, 2012) and Bruno Kramzer (Finlay Lloyd, 2013). More by Alec Patric Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 11 November 202211 November 2022 Main Posts On the last day of Subscriberthon, our amazing online editor gives you one last (very good) reason to subscribe Editorial team What's in store for the last day of Subscriberthon? First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202210 November 2022 Main Posts On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, our favourite editor-duo give you reason #1002 to subscribe to Overland Editorial team What's in store for the second-last day of Subscriberthon?