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The Forest, and Other Shorts


by Darryl Price


I am not the

largest animal

in the forest

 

because the

forest itself

is an animal

 

but I am the

only thing the 

shape of me

 

 

 

 

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Faerie
 

She was tiny and bright and

when I touched her glowing parts

 

I received a shake of electricity that

made me question my humanity.




 

 Lunch

I've noticed a lot 

of sparrows eat french

fries. I like french fries.

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

 

Your toe

in that shoe

makes more

sense to God

than God.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sleepy Bare

 

me belly

am full

 

but still

so fraid  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

 

The monster

waiting to happen

will be given every

opportunity

to manifest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Snow

 

Falling I am not

Falling I am not falling I am not falling

Falling down am not 

Down am not down

I am not falling

I am

Not not not not 

Falling I am I

am I

am

not

falling

down

not

not

not

not

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soon

 

as people

say they

 

don't like something

people

 

try to shove

it on them

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