Carmen E. Brady is usually moving. Her full-length of poetry and drawings, Someday I'm Going to be So So Happy, was recently released by 2Fast2House. Follow her on twitter @therealcbrad.

3 poems by Carmen E. Brady

April 14, 2017

 

I can’t wait to be your tragic bitch

 

May 9, 2017

Kick me in the face with my own kitschiness

And forgive me for falling prey to all these millennial wants

 

I’m trying to figure out if it matters

That I didn’t fully realize women could masturbate until I was 21

So fuck me while I’m still fleetingly young

 

I am still building the full mythology of me

 

May 30, 2017

 

The entire universe is literally just really slowly self-destructing

But when I do it I’m clinically depressed

Ya, ok

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As a baby I was blond

And now I’m dead inside

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I don’t believe in god but I do believe in the universe

Which might be worse

In my head I wrote you 10000 words but instead I went grocery shopping

and cried when I saw spray on sunscreen

 

The thing that allows us to live is killing us

and if we’re being honest

I’ll probably let all this fruit rot in the fridge

 

After 25 years I’m ready to stop living in what-ifs

 

If I could just figure out how