The color yellow and the red heart on the box remind me parts / of childhood are nice not / embarrassing. Does that include eating / cheerios with fingers?
I have a worm / beneath my hair — / a future worm, / a nerve / from the eternal / present.
Rationalizing didn’t help. No matter how much he told himself that this was a different woman, that it couldn’t be the same widow, he couldn’t escape the gut certainty that she was.
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The difficulty was obvious, an object we always / pressed away from us but that would always reemerge / in the sphericity of the real.
He wasn’t a particularly good Dad (though we weren’t great kids, either, loud and ravenous, always asking for pizza or pocket change), but the holiday didn’t call for distinctions of merit.
the liver of a blowfish is said to / be the tastiest part it’s also the / most toxic an ounce enough to kill ten
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