The Sacrament & the

Trains coming 
today different
from yes
terday
there still is that
slight breeze 
Maiya is the special
agent in charge 
of casinos on Get
Go & not the owner
of Ozark who did not
respond to my 
letter
peeing around the dumpster 
peculiar slime and
cat trap
a cup of
time we get
to give 
as an amend
to somebody else
not burning in
this morning
sun today
I’m starving



 

[Eileen Myles is a poet, novelist & art journalist who lives in New York & Marfa TX. For Now a talk/essay about writing will be out in the fall from Yale Press.]

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