Sometimes I talk too fast and …
[five lines missing]
… put my tongue in sprints.
The following is as follows:
one, a principle; two, the perception of damp;
three, multiply by five
to get the distance to the storm.
… [approximately two-and-a-half
lines missing] … (full?) throat.
Dawn Macdonald lives in Canada’s Yukon Territory, where she was raised off the grid. She holds a degree in applied mathematics and used to know a lot about infinite series. Her poetry has appeared in over two-dozen journals, and has been nominated for a Pushcart prize.