ISSUE II Page 2 of 5

Hypomania

It’s an agitated tickle, a spastic frisson over simple sunlight in its irrepressible chorus of high C and the lush green fronds of tangled July wild through a…

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Good Ghost

In the back of your mom’s mini-van, you snort lines of moon dust off the surface of an iPhone. After, you climb atop the roof and ride with…

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Looking Backwards

In the picture I wish I’d taken Twenty years ago, we look like birds With beards and teeth, our graduation Robes and hoods flapping black against the Sky….

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Palimpsest

It’s not that I think (if there is an I that thinks) that I’m an automaton, Just that there are all these things we talk about as if…

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Simple Walls

Sewing annoyances, I move from room to room upon a mission of discontent, like a specter nobody wants to bother with. Reflecting what we know to be true,…

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Math after Mandelbrot

golden rectangle — deity derived — replicate ( infinite! ) inside & beyond itself : fury in fractal — radiate & center into pixels : blips : moons…

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Alternative Facts

In 1966, when man first conquered the moon, the last atomic bomb was disassembled by Soviet scientists with help from aliens from Jupiter’s moon Io. The Ionians then…

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Baryogenesis

In the beginning was the heavy quark, and then there was you—bones, ligaments, eyes. Years later, I spied your maneuvers from my telescope. Like all those atoms hiding…

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Erotic Tremors, the Auburn Abbreviations

_________________________Joe was not tongue tied. _________________________“Let’s call a blow job a blow job.” _________________________He administrated Gauloises _________________________rolled up inside t-shirt shoulders. _________________________Less hummingbirds than usual this year _________________________most…

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Today Is Their Creator

Today I learned, I’m in a genre-crossing historical adventure with a time travelling twist, one lover is leaving (tragic), another is coming (romantic/erotic), and in between the masks…

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