The apartment is 450 square feet but isn't square at all. We learned to cut corners…
He posed and I photographed him in our hallway on Mercer Street, so pleased by the fact that we had one. The microwave was shiny and white and built in under the counter, suspended, with bright blue numbers that kept time.
Without with I would still be
in the corner lamenting over the insignificances.
Talking causally to my artificial curios…
Cousins, strange in serious suits,
fold their hands on their laps
and sing old, familiar songs.
The camera stores the hours when
everything returns to the right hand,
view finder matching patterns
of parents and children, shutter…
Papers exchanged hands in the garden
at dawn, this much is known. The brotherhood
had gathered in the atrium a few days earlier.
Once again, we find
ourselves under the
anarchy of starlight…
The bamboo reed divides
the evening into nine girls
practicing the dance of Changgu.
Mitzi's eyes were large as nipples
in an ice storm, her lips quivery and thin
after the Russian steppe peasant fashion.
Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev's brain weighed 4.8 pounds
on the cutting room table, a Guinness record.
Human penises, erect, expand to five times their size.
…though only through language
communion exists, what language
is thought, language is thought