For a fraction of a moment,
layered barcode of homespun
a pinch of salt
keep new jeans from dimming; kitty litter
in a tied-up sock
to maintain an unfrosted interior
front windshield. A remote source
of any Ottawa winter.
A statement as quick as the human heart.
Adept , and sensible,
we brace against steel. Since I am background,
empty. Both pleasure and displeasure,
we revise, reorganize. Amend.
Wordle: of the day , I’m dead.
morning’s tempest of circulated
January air. Christine
in the girls’ room , solo having
tested Covid-positive. Both of us boosted
, parenthetical. Day three
of a potential five.
They say there is a language
for every season. Solitude, soluble. A trick
of the eye. How a telescope can capture light
estimated at some fourteen billion years.
Adnan: I need to circle the mountain,
because I am water. As she knew then:
this continues to be about
and who might still advance. And what