At first there was one god. As far as it knew, it was entirely alone in an endless expanse of nothingness.
“I think wooing a language is in some ways easier when it is not the language you grew up with. You can decide to learn it only through reading poetry or listening to songs. You can leave out the ugly parts.”
for your cadaverous jaw and thin lips, for your meticulous fingers lighting cigarette after cigarette, for your body bone sleek and for speed
Every question I ask
is answered in another life.
“I gravitate toward duplicity in language, simply stated multiple meanings in lines. I have a hard time with differentiating self from other.”
“It took me a long time to learn restraint, especially in terms of humor. Early on in my writing, I never met a joke I didn’t like.”
What does it mean to be a voice
when what I say will be said
again or rather is being said
even now by another?
Her body required more than his: more heat, more alcohol, more specialized treatments, and always more attention.
Bein’ shallow is good
if you’re talkin’ about water,
and bad if you’re talkin’ about people.
Bare backs, bare arms, strong scents. You haven’t touched another human being in a while. Sharing spaces imbued in aroma is intimacy.
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