Helga Jermy



Minor domestic emergencies

on condition of anonymity the glass breaks its silence. little shards all over my dual national allegiances while wondering what to wear for Albo’s disco. fast cooking and oven fat catches a flare of my self-doubt and burns the afternoon’s …

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6 equal pieces

two gulls squawk and defecate on the head of a penguin statue. here in the state’s northwest it is just an idle gesture like tide pounding marbles on beach walls. the bay is a bad act of geometry. we can …

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In Line

. . . If I stand here with my references and wad of cash but I won’t stand here with my references and wad of cash I am tenth in a line of borrowed suits and excuses and my hair …

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