Tag Archives: Laurie Blauner

The robots loved me as if they knew me

I was pale and untried, subversively observed, a sieve. You approached, unwinding cogs. In the right light you resembled an abandoned spoon. My rash grew elastic in response. I could only attach so many revelations, the moon a heartache against … Continue reading

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Syndrome, Circuitry of Eyes

The diagnosis is hypothetical, birds & clouds picking & choosing, unable to distinguish objects, a pear, table, yellow eyes, leaf, claws. I was asleep, most of the time. The distance between brick & sky grew mathematically. My world was composed … Continue reading

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Footnotes, the embodied version; Paul Klee

1. Green, trembling, vulnerable, full of microscopic holes. 2.I miss the unspoken voice, close and too quiet. I think about paint hurrying, flirting with air. 3. I comment on the comment, an awkward language of color and space, the zero distance … Continue reading

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The Ventriloquist

“His concerns are my concerns.” That was how I explained it to Geoffrey, my husband, who was contentedly eating cereal at the table without anyone’s help. “How would you know what his concerns are?” Geoffrey asked, not unreasonably. “I just … Continue reading

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