Dahlia and Dolls

Dahlia fed her dolls arsenic wafers to coerce fabric to adjust tone from Caucasian to the porcelain sheen of her mother’s cherished china. Last Easter her mother was setting the table, using care to place the dinnerware gently on the floral patterned tabletop. Dahlia licked her index finger and touched a stack of saucers, arrangedContinue reading “Dahlia and Dolls”

but like do you really vote?

Polling allows the pandemonium of human accordance to placate entropy, training ink spills and coordinated beeps announcing the crescendo of spent ideas, not content to lavishly dine on handshakes and head nods. Nein. Politicians are rather bringing agency to chaos, giving it a face and demeanor, encouraging the electorate to identify their body language toContinue reading “but like do you really vote?”

healthcare on a Monday

Cherry flavored hard candy held on the heart to displace defibrillator agency, pressed in congruence to pulse fluctuations addressing the vision of American Icon Uncle Sam shaking hands with Hannah Arendt.  Dust poses in fragile posture on picnic tables, abandoned and arranged under oak trees, planted near the sliding doors of the hospital’s entryway. JanitorContinue reading “healthcare on a Monday”

Deconstructing Cottagecore

Cottagecore: Declaration embraced like group-think, suggests nature is an escape, loose clarifications from city folk, insisting that planting tomatoes on rooftops to secure sunlight, void in their windowless chateaus, expresses nature’s follies and exposes green thumb etiquette is ripe with nourishing calluses. But nature is no more an escape than time travel is as aContinue reading “Deconstructing Cottagecore”

The Birthright of a Sunny Day

Allergic reactions to caffeine stimulate the medulla oblongata to contort and recreate the spineless position of villains vandalizing the purple from Mountains Majesty. Jalapeno spices flavor organized throat slithers, gulping thoughts running parallel to earthworms discovering blacktop for the first time.   Gas station clerk stares blankly at packages of NoDoz dangling from hooks stationed onContinue reading “The Birthright of a Sunny Day”

loneliness

Civilians eliminate communication as if receiving their degradation is a privilege.  Time compensates for the lapse of company by allowing entertainment to infiltrate consciousness, sequencing the blood from a frown to itemized nutrition, listed like movie credits, vying for affection from dilated tongue spurts.  Bum-Lick-Jane wipes the spittle, preserved where her wrinkles rotate from aContinue reading “loneliness”

Three P’s

Sitcom dialogue influenced by meta brandishing, character lips pulsating in accordance to dial tones, placated on screens smaller than faces, inviting cataracts to scar rapid eyes, blinking censorship.  Empty pill bottle requires Bad Faith inquisitions to clone the metabolism process of throat to vein maze transference. To welcome aches and pains is to carry theContinue reading “Three P’s”

Per the Looking-Glass through the Lighthouse

Lighthouse circulates strands of  illumination through fog plumes, dressing the rocky-shores of anywhere USA in a strobe of smoky flash-bangs. Fans of Aubrey Hepburn approach the shore, wearing masks of her face, holes punctured at ear level, filled and fixed with noose knots composed from fragile twine to hold the disguise in place. They digContinue reading “Per the Looking-Glass through the Lighthouse”