pencil on sound

we wrote with pencil
on sound
and i said things
that i wouldn’t even think

the quickest way to remember
is to try and forget

you had something
stuck in your front teeth –
to me this was a sign

i used a typewriter ribbon
as a blindfold
and pointed myself to the sun.

2 thoughts on “pencil on sound

  1. keri glastonbury

    hola jessica,

    i love your poems. especially this one. i’m the currently the poetry editor for overland magazine and would love you to send me some ‘stuff’…


  2. jes Post author

    Thanks Keri!

    I love your poems too. I’ve put a little package in the mail as an offering to overland.


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