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Alpha

Her dentures have escaped her mouth. Her fingers, Made of canines, Step deftly out of hell; Their devil-given powers do …

Blue Whales

Blue whales float in the sky In blithe heaviness. They have beached themselves among the clouds Peacefully, Like an enlightenment, …

Coat Collar

I know your father’s size, And his closet won’t fit you. Your necks are too different, Oliver.   The sleeves …

On the Wide Line

The air in my room Hangs a static curtain Over hours spent nibbling and chipping.   At nighttime it sinks, …

Sympathy’s Eye

A pigeon, Feathers matted And beak burrowing into nothingness, Shallow breath laboring to sustain the dead-weight body. Already giving up. …

Jellyfish

My eyes wandered to a Jellyfish And I threw a fit- Please, Let me back on the boat   Phantom …

Judgement Day

I have forgiven myself already For the shortcut I took today And for the honey on my fingers, The crumbs …

Merry Go Round

I have heard it said that what goes up, must come down   And all that rises from the dirt …