An Alphabetical Index of Significant Manic
Aaliyah, Aarushi, Abagail, Abbey, Abbi, Abbie, Abby, Abi, Abia, Abigail, Aby, Acacia, Ada, Adalia, Adalyn, Addie, Addison, Adelaide, Adele, Adelia,
a field of donkeys
i woke up in a field of donkeys / i was still in love with you / i still remembered my name / but could not piece together / how i ended up here /
I will show her I love her. / Devour the taste of fear as it rolls off of her skin. I will roll my tongue across the soft peach of her cheek to
We never make the bed, because / we respect the fact that the cats / aren't done with it. When I wake up, / I try to keep the ting and clack / of
WE’VE BEEN GONE SUCH A LONG TIME & WE FEEL
We ask where are we & then we are / In a quandary. We feel our way / Around—the room, it’s dark with surprise— / We enter & we light it.
Today I awoke with a cup of coffee and a cigarette, stepped / to the edge of my porch. Felt that old dream running through / / Like missing /
Is morning ever made inconsequent, revoltingly / churning your body to some seeming immediacy?
Paint up my body in grease.
Paint up my body in oil paints. Brush stroke my silhouette. All shoulderblades, highlights and lowlights. The body is a vessel. The body is a
© Ink Node, 2014