5. they hunted the snark for days. its image took on in their minds a red glow, fangs dripping and mass of dark fur and a bright bacon-esque eye. each one brought something different with which to do the dark snark in: a calorie-laden meat pie, a ruby hat, a kid on a leash decalled on the side of a bowl, a smashed up storage unit, a recalcitrant waistline, a bowling pin hollowed by gnomes.
basTET, icarus, lillian shapiro,
thoth, horace, robert de niro,
leonardo dicaprio and the girl who came back from napoli.
carmen elektra, carmen jones,
carmine, carbine, double turbo super-engine,
stella and the gay who gave her groove back,
i have a zit on my back.
4. the bowling god
MOLOCH MOLOCH MOLOCHI
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND THE IRON CELL CIELING
RUBY TUESDAY, WHO COULD HANG A NAME ON YOU ASIDE FROM "RUBY TUESDAY"?
DOES THAT MEAN SOMETHING? IS IT DRUG-RELATED?
MOLOCH, YOU'RE AROUND.
I'M WITH YOU IN ROCKLAND, WOMAN IN THE DUNES.
3. with sand in your hair
windy like the willows--the feast of st. kermit
the blood on the asphalt and prometheus hanging off the cliffs.
fire fire, my heart, blood sweat and fat.
ahi tuna trembling at the touch
waiting for swallowing, that final consumation.
strafed by eagles.
the coroner seemed friendly, i liked him quite a lot.
if i hadn't of been a woman i'd never have been caught.
they gave me back my house and car and nothing more was said...
2. if you ever need a ride there be sure to let me know
tears contain pain-killers.
encepelopathy: a certain globality of consciousness.
the mind is a lonely hunter-and-pecker,
peckinpah on drugs on a soundstage with his sunglasses on at night.
scent of camelia, mung beans, drugs, drugs, drugs:
a menacing refrigerator.
pack her in ice.
put her in the ice capades.
clackity clack: don't come back, jan or dean.
fat. fat fat fat.
they said her heart was weak in the first place because she'd been hospitalized for anorexia in her youth. they didn't say that precisely. i assumed it. nobody said it. but we were all very white.
1. minatory redux
frito lay. feed me with your brussel sprouts, cauliflower, sunflower seed...