folding my life into a triangle these days the algorithm is knotting my socks & i don't have a coffin to fit my hands. to feel useful, sometimes i'll wash the kitchen floor. get on my hands & knees & become aquainted with all our year's dirt. my father has the hands of a lawn mower. i have the hands of a trapezee artist who has long since given up the craft. creating artifial orders gets me through winter. lining boots up against the wall & waiting for them to start marching. i purchase a piece of cloud & try to write an old crushes name on it. the past is made of bubbles or maybe barbed wire. something to be crossed. a watch tower looms & i wish it were giraffe herds. they could do the looking down. there's holes in my life where water leaks out in a good storm but can do nothing about having tried to bird myself from a roof. when i was trying to grapefruit, i would eat only monopoly money & seltzer. one crease for girlhood & one for trying to have a body & another for geometry which always did fail to impress me. that is except for spheres. i could exist on thought so spheres alone. your roundness is why i fell in love with you. a jungle of cones. holding my life like a love letter, i deliver it to the flock of nonesense birds who are just waiting for trash day. i inform them it isn't till tomorrow. they scoff & take my folded little existence. deliever it elsewhere. to the sun maybe but probably just to a tree's hollow where the birds will read it for a laugh. fold it again until it is another dry orange leaf.