0 by the arrow

instant bees fungi bone

the science of sleep caffeine

of nettles

a ribbon of headaches

my skin feels petulant


spoken by _______

18th century science subdued

random paths lead to mountain & ocean

chase the absurd poetry is

an empty stage

I speak

nonsense benign the night

what am I plant animal

distance amalgamated milk

& steel 3-D insects

zero of the arrow seed plots

landed monarchs stained chance

Mary Kasimor has been published in numerous online and print journals, including most recently Moria, Gutcult, Otoliths, MIPOesias, and BlazeVox2k3 among others. She recently released her book, silk string arias, published by BlazeVox Books.