Michelle Taransky, j/j hastain, Travis Macdonald & Joseph Cooper

4Play Excerpt


Let me say now that we suspect you.
So how do you plan to suture
your innocence to an alibi?
Add your answer here ___________

Or are suffocation and suffering
with no place to ponder
lost in our shared lung,
necessity gripping the words?

It is hurting me at this point to add
the reclamation of desire
inside of the pond, inside of the courtroom
inside this bristling tongue of misunderstanding

inside the dry black mouth we struggled out of,
permanent and decorative,
and waiting to say: aleatoric.

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