Mother’s Algebra

Joined still to her mother’s placental algebra, she solves puzzles of love, life and parabola; sucking subtractions at a withering breast, expressing equations many years suppressed. Mathematics learned at the maternal knee curves and circles into geometry. Kim M. Russell, 9th August 2018 My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Wordy Thursday with Wild […]

Mother’s Warning

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie  Wordle #113 “June 13th, 2016” In an ocean of dust And human detritus, Slithery silverfish gather In bathroom bacchanalia, Feasting on rancid remnants of mascara, Flakes of torn-off toilet tissue and wallpaper. As I heave and fumble, My face translucent At the sickening sight, I recall an element Of cliché In […]