1. The small regrets of a body.
2. “Woman” can be a cheap synonym for “Good Sex.”
3. About men who had curses put on them.
4. Fake sex organs are more interesting that real ones.
5. Like a synthetic lung, pale, corpse-colored rubber.
6. About men always questioning cowardice’s compelling claims.
7. Romance is a male construction, so they coerce the really good girls into fucking them.
8. How distance to men means being a whore.
9. How landscape ghosts & half-remembered stories fuel dreams.
10. About that night the rain did magic acts while closing both eyes.
11. How we are nothing but memories collaborating with a body.
12. Our hearts constantly on loop—a long, intimate pornography.
13. Here come the goodies you love: the comical defeat of building yourself up.
14. “Good” isn’t “Aching” enough.
15. Mornings lie to us by lying somewhere between archaeology & history.
16. & I wonder if the sciences are hard anymore?
17. How we always loved each other like surrounding buildings do.
18. Did I tell you from our pallid windows? “Hold yourself up?”
19. Us, naked with slips & weaknesses.
20. A memory is collaborating with someone.
21. & yet, so much incompletion in the spaces.
22. The body clothed always in language, never in silence.
23. What might some archaeologist of the future make of these strange offerings?
Front page image: “Other Half Part 2,” by Jana Anderson
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