In the first place
the idea was

to gauge
how far or near

certain hotspots
on my closed eyelids

were from one another
and from me –

to put them in perspective.

Some part of me
is still dealing with this,

but now ‘Edgy
and Cerebral’

have been added
to my favourites

along with ‘Hilarious
and Heartbreaking’.

The new job
is to hitch

to a central pivot.

is going to hell around here.

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