shot by booster

Francisco Goya: El sueño de la razon produce monstruos / The sleep of reason produces monsters, c. 1799

Booster Shot Tanka

Man shot by booster—
Fever dreams / sleep of reason—
Cavorting beasties
Course through a body derailed:
A self-styled auto-da-fé.

“Anything a writer says about their work is outside the work, a stranger to it. It’s a different language. It’s almost an enemy of the work. Whatever transformational transmission of weird beauty and consolation the work might possess might be utterly destroyed by the writer talking about it on the side.”

— Joy Williams / Lit Hub interview

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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