voice in air: afterthought

I / stare at the spider’s manifold legs / & little clawed mandible flickering / with evening’s shine, tittering / corners of death’s bite.



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Concrete wall with vibrant red and blue paint chipping and peeling

All the Unyielding Things

I just want to be a mitigator.
I just want to be a little something
to take the edge off.


Image shows a dim view of the back of a stage, with stage lights shining past the view of the camera.

Backstage

The only life in sight: the “E” flashing in the exit sign a few feet above my eye line.


A image showing a white bundle of cables twisted together and pulled across a dark blue background.

Years Left

we will take and take until there is no more
and then what?


Photo of birds flying up in the sky, a gradient of pink and blue

chronic

the world is a
symphony & I only see birds,


black powder on white surface

how to bleed a ghost

the problem with bodies is that they’re just too fragile. even something as bold as a ribcage can be crushed into tiny stars, bones magnified into gritty ash.