Image: Diner #1

April 15, 2019

Poem: Are We There Yet?

April 15, 2019


feeling hot and sweaty and

ridiculous in a suit


— its sole function to establish my

bona fides with the customs officer —


I emerge from an infinitely long

flight of fancy

into a different



remarking that intercontinental travel

evokes the neurotic

in even the most ordinary