the last time i saw that man he shared with me his cocaine and fish

used to be we ran
a lot of things off
of steam.

we didn’t run out
of steam, but
we did find better,

or at least
more profitable,

ways to generate
our motion.
our motion,

so that we can feel
some sense of progress.

and progress, so
that we can feel
ourselves to

used to be we found
ourselves to matter

by using steam.

we haven’t run out
of steam, though
doesn’t it now seem

the mornings are now


if i drink something


i can see my every

the windows,
with persistence.

Published by Zak

an intertidal island in an ocean of impermanence.

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