Amanda Butler

Question 1

Angelic mothers
the size of a broken librarian
reading Murakami
……..Murakami
……..Murakami
and you.

First act
a robot doctor
walks the streets of Spain
……..breaking
……..the sun
and you.

Fission nuclear
fission
the side of desperation
……..complex
……..instructions
and you, what do you
see?

– Aaron Kent

Answer 1

Behind my eyes I
see the
sidewalk that might have been clay
under my
……..footprints.

The shape of those imprints would be different
had I started reading Murakami
for an hour before going
to the
……..shoe store.

Maybe I should get sunglasses. Maybe
I should tread lighter. I can’t
help that there is a Viking
in my
……..sole.

– Amanda Butler

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