Today I discovered that my heart was stillborn
and only beats out of a sense of obligation to my mother.
I found this very insulting.
I was ogled by cats all day. They seem to think
I have a personality. In truth, I am the most naked animal
in the world. I own ten shirts with the word 'spine'
printed on the back. I wear them like I wear my skin.
It is changing. The rain now falls into the sky, and the
ground is dancing. I went to buy pictures of eagles,
but they were all empty. The store clerk did not understand
my disappointment. 'Don't you like this grass?' he asked,
but I told him the cause of his death: a blue Nile. This seemed
to silence him.
At least I saved the money.
Will they bury me in the end? I hope that means I will fall
into the universe like a comet. When I was little,
the other children wanted to be firemen, athletes,
lawyers, action heroes, presidents and astronauts;
I always wanted to be a comet. The reason:
I am hopelessly in love wi