- my left hand goes numb. it curls like a claw. i put it on my list of things that need to be fixed.
- four places in my body split open and soak my costume from the inside out.
- my costume’s not my body anymore. my body is a roughly planted bundle of flowers.
Chelsea Tadeyeske is author of HEELDRAGGER (plumberries press), co-author of There Exists...(plumberries press), proprietress of Pity Milk Press (pitymilkpress.wordpress.com), and co-curator of An Empty Room reading series in Milwaukee. She is currently trying to grow things in her window and teach herself the autoharp.