When Something Dies I Want To Get To Know It
In the middle of wherever we are we’re on a train with parents. There’s urine & brushes. The third sentence is legs begin how we cross ourselves. Furniture is still a destination.
The first sentence cautions another hotel room, waits for a green blink on a screen smaller than the other one—the other one doesn’t breathe a sound answering the asked. We consider one. The look out swallows the window. She responds & I respond & this sentence responds. It’s traveling. Why is quiet—where is a mask.
Parker Tettleton‘s a Leo, a vegan, a resident of Portland, Oregon. He is the author of the grocery-shopping-themed collection GREENS (Thunderclap Press 2012) as well as the chapbooks SAME OPPOSITE (Thunderclap Press 2010), OURS MINE YOURS (Pity Milk Press 2014) & co-author, alongside Riley Michael Parker, of the chapbook MAN SUGAR (Housefire Books 2014). More or less is here.