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1 poem
by
Eve Kenneally

Eve Kenneally is a Brooklyn-based writer, etc. Eve's poems have appeared in Wax Nine, bedfellows, and other places. Find Eve on twitter @eve_kenneally.

ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY

I lit a match and loosed it through my nest

          of hair — suddenly, I had commitments!

 

Potential! So I staked my own dimensions & went

          viral. Snaked failed warnings from my rust trick

 

of a throat. God, the lives I have lived! God: none

          of my lives have been holy. Black platforms. I spit

 

new leaf in a short red wig because I’m

          terror           drawn .      So sorry.   So

 

meant to leave a missive, thick

          as lip gloss: NOT ME

 

                   BUT CLOSER STILL