I want to make you blush so hard,
your glasses fog; bookshelves
will have pieces of you stuck to them.
Distance is my tuition. I’ll drop out
of Pantslessness 203, think of ice
swans and amputees, gamble
on your hands.
My Halloween costume, a car
crusher. You, the rust and steel
in my teeth.
J. Bradley is the author of Dodging Traffic (Ampersand Books, 2009), The Serial Rapist Sitting Behind You is a Robot (Safety Third Enterprises, 2010), My Hands Are As Thick As Dreams (Patasola Press, 2011), and the upcoming e-chapbooks A Patchwork of Rooms Furnished By Mistakes (Deckfight Press, 2011) and Our Hearts Are Power Ballads (Artistically Declined Press, 2011). He is the Interviews Editor of PANK Magazine and lives a iheartfailure.net.