A pageview from the stars. It came with an agitation of extremities and what some might feed on when it gets darker earlier and it’s not scheduled to be a moon that night. Fingers wrap around strands of fullbodied jewelry that glow when the lights go out. Your stomach growls and you can’t eat much longer. Once upon a time they encouraged you with complex molecules to clean your plate. You just don’t know anymore. It’s the part of the week where we show off for each other. One day Pollock made a painting where he colored in some of the spaces made by the intersecting drip lines and it was kind of out of character but actually in him all along. That day I put my head on the grid, got up in the morning, pulled on my boots and marched. I remember two years ago dancing the monster mash with a boy I liked. I didn’t say it any different. It just accumulated like that, like little pieces of brown leaf in the layer above the asphalt and below the water with the piece of lichen floating in it like toilet paper. A rock that ought to be picked up and agreed with.
…A HAZE THAT CHEWED…
is interpretation about something else. bus stops. snow. waiting for the weekend. clinic for vascular diseases malmö-lund. it costs he says. that it’s common. returns. the rain comes back. few-flowered sedge. police cars. ambulances. come up and circle on the small turning place. changing the missing or broken parts. different kinds of foam. in the corners of the mouth. bubble and grow. says she wants to borrow money. substituted and replacing the endorphins. dedication a hundred times stronger. knowledge for the dead. a white bleeding. almost no one but seniors by the swimming pool. i dive and swim below the lines through the sky breathing is easy.
fluttering in a yellow bush by the subway station. it's a thick gravel road. lots of rocks. nib the ink runs through. silk belt. or a sharp tongue. barriers can lie before fertilization. brake pads. and amalgam. what stops. and surges. the measures taken is criticized by the world health organization. he denies strongly that he himself should have been intoxicated. bonds are broken and stretched. never never never again. your heads hands. rivers over the maps veins beaches waves brakes against the embankment of memory. and i think yellow blue a wheat field on a picture of scania. this responsibility is irrevocable. the enamel in your round ear chew now. and swallow. a rosary prayer and prayer and prayer in the throat.
-from Anna Hallberg’s Mil