I was barn. I was razed.
I was mot this flame with no’s sum else blue’s blame noir yearning down the house.
No, it was I and I blank I bandit blather that louse that
fiddle-dee-dee little lame chimera that came as the name yes different.
I wracked my refrain, that blousy souse.
I was bard. I was crazed.
I was dog girl’s shame.
So, I culled my maim. My maze read, you heave to rip rove your aim (she
knock-knocks my nows and raves my here a quickened tousle), spell your
dreams with a big and, and play for the game. I was har. I was phrase.
I was aroused by many’s uttered same.
by Heidi Lynn Staples
from her book Dog Girl (Ahsahta Press, 2009)
photo by Jenny Gacy via flickr