Tomas Urayoan Noel
hi then, city
cu dada nos
a hot dog eased into a hi-tech bun?
Have you ever dated a claustrophobic frank?
Medial collateral ligament rip, right?
Right. The right.
Physical the see therapist three weeks a day.
barbecue. Hot ribs. White.
Hot. Season me.
flank my knee. Volley sparks
coast to coats.
Muscle mumble.3.3 Mhz.
After rub. Lotion glows in the blood.
Ultra sound: the pate of the albino
temple turtle orbiting my knee.
Leg the left swing like a pendulum;
Right the swing pendulum leg a like.
Full moon: a knee
Femur. Patella. Tibia. Beneath
the flesh: mortal and pestle.
Little fails don’t feet me now. The miles
of 1,000 starts journeys with one step:
weak down the stairs on the walk leg;
up strong the stairs on the start leg.
A New Negro movement. A New Negro move
meant: think about it, there’s more to this this
than this that.
Walking is nothing
but a constant
recovery from a fall.