A billion lines you say?
Well fetch me my glasses then!
Go get my slippers, my pipe,
Some kindling for the fire
And send for a jug of wine.
I like the way it keeps the voices smooth.
Say now that I … view
On a date with the Attorney General of the United States:
it’s almost over. We are dressed in our evening clothes
upstairs in a four-poster canopied bed on one of many estates
she owns. The evening was pleasant enough, goodness knows;
she flew me to … view
“I love the way your body shines in moonlight, Cordelia.”
My array of eyes adjust to the darkness, and what, eighty years ago, I could never have seen before, blooms into focus. The tattoos, filled with naughty, steganographic memories, flare in the ultraviolet.
And you wear ultraviolet so … view
E. A. Hall
draped my brain
at waking today
had to make wiki
even to defind it:
a planet’s blanket,
mask for stone
odd when i note
no recall of reading
this term, first
in/on the … view
A rabbit will always run in a circle if you chase it. This is of no use to a lone hunter; a rabbit could easily outrun Jorek even were she well-fed and rested. But if Tiren-pa could hobble out to the other side of the stand of saplings … view
Hester L. Furey
Sappho to Lucia
We have no word
for what we are to each other.
There is no writer’s pentimento,
no name for the echoing ghosts who
vanish mid-tale, diminished by our fearful glances
as they try to follow us from the underworld. … view
James H. Nichols
Boulevard pt. 3
Scant hill sandy above pinetree jumbles, the road slicing the hill ground to sky in a heavy swath
of humidity stench but the rain wouldn’t come, wouldn’t breathe into the hot as it would on other
rainblessed stinky nights when we sat … view
Thomas hefted the crowbar in his hands, feeling the familiar balance, the weight of the cast iron, seeing the pits and dents in the metal, the scrapes in the paint, the shine of the twin sharpened steel tips of the claw as he inserted it under the old … view