Lines from The Gospel of Hedon
time I loved,
I didn’t know the fields
I wandered around in circles
with her hair wrapped around my neck.
I choked on prayers and praises.
My eyes were blurry and weak.
Until the rapture comes
let’s pick the fruit and eat it.
The season is full and we are
heavy. We are like the boys of
don’t you learn to work, he said.
I shrugged and finished what I was doing.