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Fever Dream in Four MovementsIt is a hot weary dead September that slowly flakes
the dry paper from the wall, spun motes swallowed
by furniture and silvering hair. His smokeworn lungs
are lined with dander and dust, the windows sealed
and curtains drawn. In the corner lives an armchair:
thinning red velour, stuffed with gray goose feathers
half-rotted and polyester that reeks of urine. He
rises, stretches and walks down the hall. A bleak
passage from one life to the next, where December
blisters white in a sunning parlor, where the screens
are rusted and reciting susurrant prayers he learned
in Sunday school. In Florida, he learned he loved color
like Dayglo plastic cut into strips and stretched over
creaking tin frames, piled thick with snow and pleading
It's cold in here! He reads a long old book he recalls
enjoying, toes frozen black-stiff and lifeless, cracking
at the bone, left to fester when he decides he'll rest
another day. In the kitchen, April has warmed his supper
in its radiant rotting boil: duc
Her CatalystAs she walks through the maelstrom, the words trace upon the tips of her fingers and press into the stone. Every brick, every crack in the concrete, every crossed and angular stroke in reds and blacks and oranges. The drips of the gasoline pool around the base of her boots, slosh as she steps over the burst pipes and the rubble.
So much rubble. So little outcry. The silence of the city grates on her eardrums and the mantras she'd been forced to memorize. The Seers demanded they observe thirteen years of recitation before they attempt to weave their first World together.
But who other than the Seers can claim the incantations that knot the skeins they twist and pull on like reins hold fast? When have any of the Sisters recorded the visions they traced upon space-time and recited them, left them open for critique and discussion and debate?
Which is why she walks through the chalky soot of the smashed city around her. This all
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