From girding and gridding the ghost organs
Proceeding by mull. By interlocking appetite. Gluing thorns to the book. Our tears are psychic
roughage meant to inter
on a sill.
Coming closer and closer to resonant flourish.
This is the space just prior to the beloved in form. Always already accompanied by brothy or
briny rosettes and boi
who forcefully moves matter. Boi
who has a post-binary womb.
j/j hastain is the author of several cross-genre books including the trans-genre book libertine monk (Scrambler Press), anti-memoir a vigorous (Black Coffee Press/ Eight Ball Press) and The Xyr Trilogy: a Metaphysical Romance. j/j’s writing has most recently appeared in Caketrain, Trickhouse, The Collagist, Housefire, Bombay Gin and Aufgabe. j/j has been a guest lecturer at Naropa University and University of Colorado.