[small certainties so]
a balance with every speck existence teetering on the back of a fruit
fly muzzled&muffled speak a balance with every soft/loud
hum buzz pour honeyed rotted rinds to gods to fruit fly soaring
speck in thick air shroud of hungerwisdom under such a small grain
breathing solid speak inbites slurps mourn multiply in
meaningbeing eaten forgivenfor gotten eventually all sordid small
solemnspoken suffering as/under/within speck Hark!
the supple stomach round sound of somany small certainties so
[episodes in my life as tree]
soak my pupils into the feathers of your neighbor’s chickens hold my balance
rise on splayed toes over the rubber mat toward the gate that swings hums with gaps tells
me there’s orange in my future
am a tree for 5 minutes without faltering under the sun that melts through fence gaps &
air grievances out pull hands together in prayer tuck over fall into chair
you’re inside playing your bass &
i’m playing games now
am a tree again with what is left the chickens have gone in to roost
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