w’all

we all carboload, we all have to stop in traffic, we all make accidental eye contact, we’ve all felt mind numb, we have all looked at ourselves in a locked stall, pants drawn, and wondered why it made us vulnerable. we are all being gorged by pills, news feeds, scheduling conflicts (like not wanting to […]

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this haunt is frequented by so many people, so many times

alkalized haunt when the stranger walked a long way, set a briefcase down and let loose the sum of his urges. it felt like a known town psychopath sojourning the flower shop.   the ghosts were quietly assessing the imminence of this stranger’s lonely browse. the anomalous tryst evinces gossip, exudes presumption and dumb will, […]

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autoCBT

all or nothing. over generalising. mental filter. catastrophizing and minimization. disqualifying the positive. 2 + 2 = 5. emotional reasoning. shouldmusts. labeling. personalization.             how much of a person am i?         mind reading + fortune telling = falsity         yin (choose conjunction) yang perseverating             let’s not prepare […]

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echo

caught in the echo sleep of seventh sense hungering for October, terra-cotta rugs in the closet. the acid plastic in Turkey is the dislocation of a friend. disclosure of sharp objects, another one. a finisher to the dearest, eye socket rocked and lurching. least on the list, least deserved, the endless cat forgiveness. may i […]

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cameras quiet

we like our cameras quiet, but it is a stalking lens. to illustrate, i’ve placed a child on a tripod. the child is taken away by a public works agent and the tripod gives birth to a smaller tripod with a cyborg obstetrician taking pictures. the film of the miracle developed into glass. i put […]

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