in/ex

What, for which happened here
the blinds rolled out for you – just
a bit, splits and spits in sand

allowing different airs

a long-shore drifting

to penetrate and poke her way
the sticky mass, the throbbing, the
gagging with heat, a tongue lolls

so all rushup push and to the crack;
it manifests in leadlined glass –
we find, suddenly, the air

is fine for breathing

we fill a lungfull, bags swell and
though ziplock up again:
panic quickly looks like

panic: a panting, a hyper-ventilation
and gum forms underfeet and

soon it seems that summer comes
as it always does.

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About Benjamin Norris

Published writer of short stories, long stories, poems. Well received art critic and cultural commentator for Berlin magazines. Collaborator with operatic societies. Co-writer of fictional historic psycholinguistic journals. Lecturer of architecture and art history at a Budapest University. View all posts by Benjamin Norris

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