confusion

i swear i’m gonna start banging my head on the keyboard soon                                                                            the storm has entered my soul — lightning strikes my brain    thunder rumbles through my heart                                                                                       this isn’t funny                                                 i feel like i’m ripping apart             i didn’t want this to happen again                                                                           has it?  is it? …

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chronicles of a pneumoniac

it was the winter of my discontent housebound i watched the weeks slip by fevered dreams giving way to fretful, cold wakings in the watches of the night each time my brain longed for air my fickle body shook, ’til spasms ceased i waited, listless, trying to conquer the machine that measured my breaths fearful…

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genus sylvilagus

look at it — elegant furs hair coiffured heavy-lidded eyes the thing is silent — does not deign to grace the present company with conversation so polite so aloof is this being distinguisable at birth from it cousins by being blind without hair and helpless (so says webster) when it is in danger it screams so do i

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things i have forgotten

my excuses why we were suddenly best friends how to spell his name reasons why our dead trees the teapot she broke parry-of-four brachiopod genus names trig how to find taurus my glasses causes and effects the ignoble pagans grandpa’s voice the first “kiss” (at five) secrets spilt and kept homemade ice cream strawberry shortcake…

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