Hoagland and Young at Plume
Writing Under the Influence of Me
It means I drop things, and I keep turning
around while I forget what I am looking for.
Writing under the influence of me
means that I touch my paintbrush to my face unconsciously,
that I break something that belongs to someone else,
then hide the pieces under the couch. …[Keep Reading]…
~C. Dale Young
I learned to hide the wings, almost immediately,
learned to tuck and bandage them down.
Long before the accident, before the glass shattering
and the scene going dim, dimmer, and then dark,
before the three fractures at the axis, the three cracks
in the bone, it had already begun. …[Keep Reading]…