A Message from the Underground

Underground is your word for it, you say underground with the same distaste in your mouth as we say daylighters.  For us, underground is here, it is home, friends, family, culture, love, life.  Sometimes life can be a bit tough underground. There have been hard times recently, floods.  We know they are not caused by you but there are things you could do. We do not blame you, I do not blame you. I wanted to say right at the beginning that this is not an angry assault.  I know you have worse words than underground for us, we have worse words for you than daylighters. One of the words I have heard you use is dirtdickers, clever, really, a play on the word diggers which we certainly are, and, the clever bit, we are indeed all well hung though not quite hanging all the way to the ground.  Maybe you should call us nearly-dirtdickers.  So, why are we like this?  Maybe it was in the genes of the first descenders, all that time ago, before the climate... Read more...

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