Go where any prompt takes you.
we were driving
and you pulled over to turn around
and it was muddy
and another car, a BMW, swerved and flipped over
Once I’m there and back again and then a few weeks later
I find the receipt in my desk and say, yeah, I went there, I remember that.
Contents: must of ticket stubs
handed from hand to hand to
hand, pencil shavings, hasty
Love letters and love
the spaces between the words.
Milk. It does the body good.
But what good is the body when the calf weeps formulated milk ducts from the scientist’s teat?
She sang to me the other day,
A song so sweet and true.
For a minute.
This gift to me.
transitions and line breaks are very important
but I hate change.
Since we met, I’ve been your biggest fan
I pet you.
I had an uncle who was always so fun
And I learned later it was because he was bad
Or, maybe just wild.
This isn’t a real fear
I think I’m dying, a little bit
Not like drop-dead-in-the-street dying
or even bed-ridden-hospital…
This won’t help you
Because we’re all different
But if you want,
I’ll tell you how I found it.
But I wear colorful stripey socks
Under my shoes and long pants
That I listen to headphones
Even though I…
Get a pen and get a notebook and open the pen and open the notebook and sit down.
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