You Bastard

a selfish wasp scared away the adult woman from her floral patio furniture. it sniffed at brick and caulk; looking for holes in the exterior to infiltrate like it owns the place.

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This bird is Trapped in my Camera Frozen in Take-off Forever

the plant extended itself just slightly towards the sun to motion, “hey, I need more.” maybe we all have a way of doing that whether cognizant of our own movement or not. — a centipede flew down from the wood awning fearlessly then skittered across floor boards in pursuit of destination building crevice [pretending it…

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Friday

the bartender extends injected straw to ejaculate small batch whiskey into my mouth; remarking, “things are gettin’ weird, now.” — sipping bourbon reclined on a [smokeless] heated-deck couch IS heaven.

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rainy deck time

having been raised in a newly emerging subdivision the unfinished wood of this deck, slapped with fresh coats of rain water, sends me spiraling back decades. — sitting on a smoker’s deck, breathing in no smoke, the brain becomes unaccustomed to the absence of tarred expectations. like, if you are out here breathing in fresh…

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broad of Broad St

On this bar deck in my downtown, a heated lamp basking against the back of my neck feels like the kisses i need right now. — the street-crossed business lights bring me the answers I need, and this bottle mutes all before them.

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