Helen Vitoria


TEN NON SWANS

1.      A blue chair at the shore, legs turning white from the ocean’s ebb and flow.

2.      A noose, made up of a dog leash, attached to a chain, found at 1:30 AM.

3.      A red crayon that writes the word Desire.

4.      Barbiturates found in the cereal on the breakfast table.

5.      The confusion of torture porn, with a simple genital piercing.

6.      An indigo bunting, taking cover, inside a dark nest.

7.      Your mother’s piano floating down the river.

8.      A black dog tied to a tree in the snow.

9.      A man seen urinating at the Christopher Street subway platform.

























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