beneath her, the soil sings

trapped, like a sailor marooned, caught between the struggle for supremacy between myometrial contractions and the hard craggy protuberances of a platypelloid pelvis, this stillborn, fresh and warm, returns; to spaces in between neurons where happiness is stored in vesicles inhibited by GABA; to nights of insomnia and illusions; amyloid plaques reminiscent of egyptian plagues […]

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Say you are a man

Say you are a man And you look upon a child A girl child In the glow of her innocence And a thing tells you that you can do things to her that she will not know So you bid her come And in the darkness of your heart And the solitude you have forged […]

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Born again

A man shrinks into a boy walking backwards into water, growing cords that attach him to the body of his mother. Curling into the shape of a fetus, he kicks against the sac that keeps him alive. From conception he revolts against his own body. Back in the body of his father he hangs loosely […]

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