Nina Szarka

Jun 13, 2019

I am listening for
signs of life, listening because
I don’t trust the horizon, and so much can be held in the mouth,

I am biting down.
Listening.

My body is a desert among deserts, a sea of
individual deserts
And sometimes I hold my breath
in case I’ve missed a pulse…

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Nina Szarka

Nina Szarka

Apocalypse carnival mistress, essayist, and animated story maker. orderoflostthings.com