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A Hundred and One

March 16, 2012

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The Bus The bus pulls up at the signal. I have just run my fastest 600 meters. My chest heaves, my tongue’s pasty, my skin, alive. The bus-door cranks open. Heat radiates from the engine, and tumbling from the bus is a crowd of smells, and late night emptiness. I am the two-eyed, well-aware queen […]

Ariel View

March 15, 2012

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I’m not half a woman, I’m mostly sea. I’m not half a woman, I don’t need legs to complete me. I’m not an almost-whole Marilyn, Underground rails billowing my dresses, Haute couture of where I come from Is mostly sea-shell bras, and floating tresses. Come, live below sea- Level with me, Where there’s no doing […]

Little Bad Girl

March 11, 2012

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The first thing that struck me about the Guetta concert was the sheer number of pretty, young, skinny things that had come, bravely totting numbers reserved for nightclubs far away from mothers’ concerns. I was amazed. At all the gigs I’ve been to, I’ve never had this much girl company. The only thing that outshouted […]