An Anti-inflammable, Drowned

A straight novelist 
and a lesbian novelist 
write the same novel What

do you know- stabs at naming
result in each child being called “it”

A detachment from detail 
in hair and dress  Which one to like better
was never the question In the tub I’m

full of good ideas: who 
I’ll become in three years 
time What sounds to eject

from my midnight-
paused brain What animal 

do I hear outside 

my window at night 

What does it mean when a slug 
with visible eyes appears 

in a dream 
alongside a music 

video and snakes I know lots
about novels Especially women’s 

novels     in the mountains it really makes sense