11 August 2008 | Vol. 8, No. 2
The Dog of Eight Breaths
Between: as in lines, phrases, measures, sobs, errands, degrees, lovers, teeth, walls, ribs
Relief valve. Wailed heavy on his father's chest.
A sighway. Hello, epiglottis;
goodbye, heart. Blue dumpster.
Cheek cellar. Molar spit-suck.
Don't move your lungs, just breathe with your mouth.
Okay, now just your lungs, no mouth.