Journal 5

for those clouds that dip thunder kept, like mistresses to kiss all my lovers goodnight. spreads his red-gold wings, the blue light rolls through you. hell’s handiwork Hid by the august foliage and fruit of the grape-vine Fashioned a noose. (Simone Muench, Carol Ann Duffy, Ocean Vuong, Ai, Adrienne Rich, …

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Journal 1

Taste: seawater, copper, grape liquid medicine, albuterol puff, sudefed, garlic, strawberry, cherry Koolaid, blackberry, cold, dark chocolate, apple & grape cider, vodka, dirt, mint Touch: ice, candle wax, breeze, chill, fire, fresh-cut wood, pinecone, tree bark, jellyfish head, dried paint, leather, hardcover books, fleece blanket, warm hand, cat Smell: old …

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