In another life I'm a translator of alien languages scrolling across the Martian plains in orbit.
The Weather of Perception
Between a tiny Salvadorian restaurant and a pharmacy, a liminal region improbably sustains life.
The social club was dim, and yet I lived there for years.
In Vitro Specimens
She is a good patient, carries her body like a brighter coat.
The Understudy Studies Hands
I take my understudy to the mall surrounded by highways and concrete.
The First Procedure
Her legs are made to spread between steel. Each day's examining room, paper stuck under sweating skin.
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I am eight years old and lose eight baby teeth this year.
After Reading the Farmer’s Almanac
I have never learned a damn thing in my whole life.
The Luminous Woman
She was known to suffer—
Jay Hopler | 1970–2022
A tribute to the late poet Jay Hopler.