October 15, 2010

Sci-fi Girl, Vol. 1

Sci-fi girl in a world of Neanderthals

admits to being hampered,

if only slightly, by fluctuations

in the space/time continuum.

Still, it’s the technology that counts!

16 gigs of music to their chink-chink

of hammer on stone, on wood,

on water (for reasons inexplicable),

and on thickly-browed skull bone.

So what if she’s swamp adjacent?

She comforts herself by opening

and closing the arms

of her Swiss army knife:

finely-honed edge,

digitally-scaled plane,


Home is where your hinged

mechanism is oiled, isn’t it?