tea kettle, extinguisher, and a camera facing the fire escape

mouth, nose, eyes. the pause to speak between anger and patience something boils like the first whimper of the tea kettle. on the escape, the shrouded figure sends a voyeuristic telex, clicking away out the window to the receiver, a letter growing in the dark where she sleeps. taking hits of foam from the extinguisher, […]

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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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