three way mirror…

Leitmotif and Preference

Midriff Manny says the leitmotif here is the man on the roof watching the spires melt across town. These aren’t aliens, these are hair replacement salesmen. The starlight from another millennia so many thousand of light years away is making you look jaundiced, especially in the three way mirror. Are you a jackal, or the son of a jackal? I am an Ethiopian volcano the stuff inside my caldera roils, but I always wished I were Patagonian, snow covered, and aloof. I prefer alpacas and their downy mildew. I also sing in higher registers and registered for the selective service when I was 18 (at my local post office).

This is Fall, at 10:26 am, on 10/03/20. Jamaica Plain, MA. (3/31)

“Instructions for living a life:
Pay attention.
Be astonished.
Tell about it.”

— Mary Oliver / “Sometimes”

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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