If I forget you/ will you disappear?
The arc of Rilke’s question seemed to spawn/
out of a dustbin/ remnant of a
sheer belief that minds are gods.
the asymmetrically lurching gait/
the austere paradox as of one hand clapping/
a unilateral dialogue.
Nksoi Nkululeko reads “How Hair Changes before Expiration,” a poem by J.E. Robinson
Ingeborg Riedmaier reads “In Memoriam, Fanny Imlay (1794-1816),” a poem by Jason Schneiderman
Lock that tongue to the roof/
of your mouth, the therapist says,/
eyeing the trach
Jason Schneiderman reads “Loss,” a poem by Susan O’Dell Underwood
Nksoi Nkululeko reads “Quinque Cordibus Vestris,”a poem by Gina Ferrari
Ingeborg Riedmaier reads “Reasons for Admission (Not Indexed in ICD-10)” a poem by Gaetan Sgro
Do you have an appetite? No. / Are you anxious? Yes. / Irritable? Yes.