September 11, 2017

—question asked by Wendy Scott Paff          

My parents would drive an hour & a half to the nearest mall

where we’d shop in department stores that don’t exist today,

me hiding in clothes racks, pretending a minute passed,

but only one. T...

September 10, 2017

            —internet questionnaire     

I hear in my head:

songs of discordant

dialogue with folks

that should fear my words,

I think, but won’t

because I never enter

this discourse aloud.

I take shorter showers,

let the stream...

September 9, 2017

[question asked by Cliff Isaacs]        

I’ve tried. I’ve watched

The Walking Dead & Game of Thrones,

read Emma Cline’s The Girls

in hardback, but I hear music on the radio &

think it was better in the 90s & the 80s &

all the times before—odd,


September 8, 2017

—Mary Oliver, “The Gardens”         

“That tickles,” she tells me,

flinching, tugging my hand

away from blue lines

tattooed on her calf.

Not that I want her to twitch

or dance a frantic twist

from her prone position

belly-down on clean violet shee...

September 7, 2017

                                    [question asked by Jeff Carter]         

Your toes will choose. They know

how to move along parallel lines


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