Inches

Staccato breathing mechanically makes the air move in and out short and frantic shrinking consciousness like flesh rotting from a carcass insufficient surface area left to save to graze disoriented and abstracted reality stinging and dizzying inches from dancing for eternity

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Move-in Day

The breeze carries sticky caramel sweat through long summer days with no lunches I have packed up all of my old worlds and have brought it for you tales of youth spoken through long-dried acrylic color chemical stories stored for good on yellowing canvas move-in day is unearthing unnerving revisits to past lives in past…

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Dunes

A song is muffled under the weight of thousands of tons of sand under the weight rocks break and on the limestone, I lay listening to the night we cannot see our hands before us but they are orange stained from the dust that coats the wild dog’s fur and sifts between the camel’s lashes…

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Author’s Bio

in a haunting synthesis of Arabic and English she writes genre-interruption this only works because without emotions we cannot make decisions we are nobody without our associations; she writes an experiment untangling the world she presses on the place of bruises as she writes, she moves a hand she passed at her own hand but…

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Oblivius

untame me soft and unfocused the universe spins and shrinks around me I am a giant in this chromatic aberration yet I am absent, fragmented light dancing for stained glass galleries consume me with your color fringed eyes express movement with me fluorescent intent in each of our strokes— flat black paint pulled across alabaster…

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