Familiar with Disease
She wraps her legs around me and we fade out, off the face of it, like thereís no world or anyway we have no part in it. Hours must pass, then the radiators rattle us back. She keeps bulk boxes of sour fruit chews and spare serotonin reuptake inhibitors for coming back down...
Joel Van Noord
He turned and turned again and everything in suburbia ends in a little circle.
you must be this tall to vomit
you puked magical pills / and belched alien ray-guns / and spit out diagrams / of flying time machines.
A Cape Cod whose front windows are like the reels of a slot machine...
Ancient Music II
Gurls defurring and loins astirring / and springeth the wode nu. / Sing hot damn!
Best Guy Friend
She screamed so much.
Olivia is on the floor playing with her toys. Thereís a stain to her left from several weeks ago when Elizabeth sliced me with a box cutter.
while heís convulsing on the floor youíll get lucky and heíll accidentally / stick his finger in an electrical socket...
I hope I am your wiped feet. / Like you, I am small, quiet, and hilarious.
Iíve witnessed this scenario with failed faculty romances before. The awkward avoidances, the snarky emails; Iíll be that guy begging her to take me back in the middle of the faculty room while everyone else eats their Ramen noodles and pretends to grade quizzes.