November 8, 2019
under the pale sheet of SSRIs.
the sharpest parts of my fingers
dig into my palm,
in bruised shades of purple.
i hold a galaxy in my hand.
the elixir glazes my gut
in nauseating swirls.
my chained beast squirms
October 26, 2019
I was raised in the light of mountain hulk of
a confident outline brazen vibrational
luster a conglomerate presence of pine stone
lion deer & bear’s
amorous desiring o...
October 11, 2019
A father pins his son against a wall
and wraps his hand around that little throat
to squeeze it only once, as if to say
I cannot take this wildness of your wings.
An hour afterwards, he wipes a cloth
across the stinging eyes his boy can’t close
September 27, 2019
Diane, remember the room divider
we improvised so we could each have privacy?
A twine between the two halves of the room.
Our bunk bed taken apart—your top bunk
brought to your side of the room and my bunk
brought to mine. We threw a dark blanket
September 13, 2019
Elegy (in process)
I remember myself and my open legs. Silk lingerie
to dance in. I remember that the grasses swayed too,
the olives and wheat murmuring toward the sky....
August 30, 2019
Roger W. Hecht
Notable Eggo Shortages
The hurricane that tore Galveston
Off the map is better known,
But a storm two years prior
Made mincemeat of Puerto Rico,
Swamped with twenty-eight
Days of ra...
August 16, 2019
self portrait as isaac, or i reread genesis and once again consider the idea of top surgery
abraham leads me to the mountain
& i am the one holding the blade
the rock is so thirsty, asks for every sacrifice
halo and whetstone are listed as synonyms in th...
August 2, 2019
(Resisting [Forgetting) Resisting]
The Japanese character forget 忘 stacks
the character for to die 亡 atop the character
for heart 心. Die over heart.
July 19, 2019
Inspired by the elven.
Inspired by the cloven-hoofed.
Inspired by horses & hunter green.
Inspired by the micro-plastics in our DNA.
Inspired by, Earth isn’t your mother;
she’s a saga.
Inspired by don’t look at me.
Inspired by but my hands shake.