soon our avatars

Counterfactual is Satisfactional

Dissociative dance trance
What you wanna’ do

Nothing new under the tongue
No trip to take
No tincture to absorb into your system
Obdurate powerful maladaptive

The counterfactual is satisfactional
It’s true it’s factual everything
Is so god-damned distressing
Who filched the prelapsarian graces

Soon our avatars will arrive
Live the lives we abandon
Live in the world we have throttled
And left for dead in our stead.

What I’m Reading:

“There’s always that moment in a country’s history when it becomes obvious the earth is less manageable than previously thought.”

— Jim Shepard / “The Netherlands Live with
Water”

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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