"he held his house key under my nose"
Yours Forever, Patrick
"revealing the pinkest, freshest skin"
For Sale Signs Grow From The Brown Patches Of Dead Grass
"the meiosis of moving out"
from The Doctor
IV: [One patient comes to me]
V: [She comes every Thursday]
"She does and doesn’t believe"
X: [I have a memory of running]
XI: [The patients I see]
XXI: [My son says he won’t speak to me]
"How can I say how disappointed I am with him?"
Because It Is 1997
"spreads from her ear to her brain to her limbs in shivers and then turns to heat"
The problem of sex
Woman as human being
"to keep slaves"
Postcard, with Slingshots
"might work at CVS like I did at 20"
Postcard, with Fear & Mathematics
"not the litter of sungolds"
"O impossibility, O slingshot lake"
Nine-tailed Fox Is Reborn in the Wrong Country
"let me raise your ex-girlfriend’s abortion"
"the skin on my cheeks frescoed hard and glossy"
"I’ll shed myself of tomorrow"
Self Portrait as Suburban Lawnscape
"a bitter orange rind flake in marmalade"
"“Not the kind,” the country cowboy said, “you get from bending down and picking a thing up for a reason.”"
The Nameless City
"I am in “_____?”"