on the train…

Market Futures

The ad above the seats reads —

Intrusive thoughts… Appearance … Causing Significant Stress?

She reads the sign and immediately hates how the man sitting below the sign acts —
a loud in the cellphone talker

She sees him nearly everyday on the train hates how he dresses
what he represents

Her father lost it all in the market in ‘08 —
shot himself in ‘09

He is an excrescence on her eyes

She thinks Judith and Holofernes —
modern take!

She sees his head in a large Tupperware —
no more ponzi’s
no more bankruptcies

Foreclosure follows

This is Fall, at 3:50 p.m., on 10/22/2020. Jamaica Plain, MA. (22/31)

“Do not fear mistakes. There are none.”

— Miles Davis

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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