Fantasy Reality

Audrey Collins

This will work out

I’ll drive

no hiccup

perhaps the rotation

will undo itself

will turn on its nose

I’ll just walk there

It won’t take that long

It must be so, if I say it is

But then, when I get there

fools in a circle

and I on the floor

I’ll need some sort of veil

look-behind glasses

a black mask

nude tights

saran wrap, too loud

mesh, always mesh

It will be so, if I fall deep enough.

I could keep it going

I’ve lived in dreams before

Years asleep,

It’s always been better,

length wise.

But each tick 

of this ruler

can be ingested

like noodles.

I can, for a while. 

Audrey Collins

Audrey is an artist and musician currently living in Seattle.


This will work out I’ll drive no hiccup perhaps the rotation will undo itself will turn on its nose I’ll just walk there It won’t take that long It must be so, if I say it is But then, when I get there fools in a circle and I on the floor I’ll need some …

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