all of it raw

Snivel Bingo

Most of it unfurled under the moon of twin pandemics
All of it challenging
Most of it bare
All of it raw

There are no terpsichoreans in drabble
The angels in the firmament made of cheap tin

Rain and wind continually eats the land
Reshaping it
Creating a coruscated landscape
Flash in the pan

Pointless concordances
Citations and indentions missing
Erosion errata

(come now see it now
then come see it later
and later even again
and yet some other time and compare
the canyons are scored

if it — whatever it is — doesn’t catch
and you don’t know what you intended
it may be lost forever)

Open your pipes
Eat the acid
Swallow the sky

“How privileged you are, to be still
passionately
clinging to what you love;
the forfeit of hope has not destroyed
you.”

— Louise Glück / “October”

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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