some recent and not so:
most babies here are born without a trigger finger.
[themes for arrowhead]
if the damn thing is a boy, let it have a knot in its stomach. if it’s not one twin, it’s another. if a girl, find a woman who’s been to nothing and back.
bring me a fat tick from the dog of baptism. owl from the hair of god.
in one car, a baby with a staring problem is on hour number three. in another, my sister takes photos of her dog. dying is a chew toy. be as unmoved as your attackers.
I am walking up a hill the dark is trying to move. my mother has a way with words. my mother has a baby. reading is a kind of crying. the baby is crying because the baby has lost track of something that possesses nearness. there are two babies. one is always blind and one is blind when it eats. never lose a tooth you can swallow.
the girl who cries wolf
to three men
the fattest baby in the nursing home can’t chew with its eyes open.
it’s a slow day.
looking into the future
yeah madness had a motorcycle
[babies in the home]
where is bird
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