cackles from the bardo


Coda (an homage): An Indian Summer Evening


The dying day teethes

On the tinny taste of bus exhaust.

Eight O’ Eight roars away.

Bayside shadows cast and reel back nothing.

And now the toothy breeze

Seizes the silver weeds 

With a violent shake,

And rasps the bayside clear.

Distant machines whir.

The muted stars reappear,

Briefly, in refracted waterlight.

Then, bared, the incisors of the night.


“The only thing that makes one an artist is making art.  And that requires the precise opposite of hanging out; a deeply lonely and unglamorous task of tolerating oneself long enough to push something out.”

— David Rakoff

About istsfor manity

i'm a truncated word-person looking for an assemblage of extracted teeth in a tent full of mosquitoes (and currently writing a novel without writing a novel word) and pulling nothing but the difficult out of the top hat while the bunny munches grass in the hallway. you might say: i’m thee asynchronous voice over in search of a film....
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