LUCY IN THE SKY WITH WI-FI

SIX

dancing showering playing guitar

blueberries,

watching you play piano*** shall we do this every day?

instructions [we don’t read]

introductions* [I will just be whoever you tell them I am]

bottles of wine

boxes of wine

petri dishes of wine ***  

mystique,

rivers

Patsy Cline ******* those both nights

and Buffalo*** too much to say about

Buffalo*

validation

cleaning the bathroom,

mood indigo

tortilla chips** with salsa for breakfast

aloe,

decisions

and sunrise *** like whether or not to wake you,

those lanterns so pretty

with the way Nicki Ninaj pronounces the word

asbestos

Johnny Bryan

dead bird *** horror

Roncesvalles ***quiet time

Suarez teeth,

Elliot Smith,

Hudson, New York,

then Spencertown

night walk*** and the completely alive sensation of holding your hand in the darkness with all of that land surrounding us.

Frank Sinatra

Tell me the secret,

Geneva, New York

passing by the gun store

the opera house,

walking through a drive thru

ATM*** [let’s talk about suspicious or unusual activity]

also, recently* someone drove through the wall of this Denny’s

[she had to have it]

Possum killing,

overheating

white people music

*whispers to a nearby stranger*

the sisters

Microtel *** clear the lobby

mermaids********* Luna Miguel

avocados*** softer skin

the circle museum [one person’s work of over twenty five years]

the circle museum *** just to be sure

freeze pops free time tears

Michael Inscoe,

doing your laundry

doing your best,

librarians

dancing

librarians

sweating

Fat Albert’s

sweating

mascara

sweating

ice-coffee

dancing

eyeliner

Megabus** [8 hours on the lower level]

sweating

Toronto skyline*** how long do you think we’re going to know each other?

***forever

sweating



advil

and going back, every year, to Coney Island

Cynthia*** and side note:

[Cynthia’s barn]

Ksenia

Danny Brown

Applebee’s

South Brooklyn

rooftops

and Sprezzatura***

Imitation meats

and dancing

Dairy Queen

and sweating,

gas station kisses

and salmon kisses

and pseudo-casually sitting down at your desk to write,

and sweating

Poison ivy

with $8 pitchers

Niagara Falls

Niagara on the Lake

Sean H. Doyle,

Meat pies,

there’s a dog in this library,

so three part harmonies

Alaska [the state]

Alaska [the bar]

Silvio

and Simply,

sweating

simply

breathing,

eating

pretending,

sleeping

and sweating

on the Q train

Leaving Ditmas Park forever

In small pockets

Thurman

Lola

Maddie,

bunnies from the forest,

milk carton kids,

confessions

guilt,

good morning giraffe noise

good morning July

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(+ spanish translation by josé maría martínez)

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