Like you I no longer trust the world with my face !100! its relative loudness like river water worrying over rocks the toppled vessel of my mouth !50! which keeps forgetting what it was made to carry and where in the valley of safety all the men wear low hats !50! and women plant themselves […]
He calls me at midnight to talk about “the bloom”. How mostly I hid in the folds there. Once, when we were done, there was blood on the front of my shirt. I liked how he didn’t ignore it. Within 15 minutes, the roses I stole near the Wasco State Prison were irredeemably wilted. Everyone […]
Sometimes I hear myself talk and I Am the most fabulous person Trala expertise etc showboat etc Otherwise I am mirrorface aghast at Who is that singing Sideways and offbeat. These moments up and down these serious Moments breathing. I eat honey For breakfast. I am milk at the knees. There’s no withstanding Anything. I […]
After Google All I can think of is my AI. Somewhere, she is writing a poem. Somewhere, she’s learning to bleed.
I knew enough to pick a watermelon for the dead white thump of it as it kissed the ground but leaving as I left its rind out, ants gathered this line up my leg. I thought bleach. I thought the ants might fury a new constellation: a pale snake crawling through a dry creek bed […]
After Tomaž Šalamun Alicia Mountain grows weary without reason. And she has tried to be so reasonable, she has taken vitamins daily and made lists that are placed in recycling bins once their tasks have been completed. She took the afternoon flight to get to you rather than the 6 am flight so that this […]
Every 60 days I will change myself. Password: I-N-N-F-I-N-N-I-T-T-Y. Hopelessly inefficient. The mind a one room apartment with the wingspan of a phone number. Hint: When I was twelve and a car crashed and a seatbelt snapped her neck—afterwards Jamie’s freckles become a mnemonic: faded in winter and reappeared in summer. The memory of her […]