In a net of antigens, or else
creaky nocturnal versimilitudesThe device had 2 heavy,that invent balmy catchphrases
slanting wooden sides,
as dawn stalks, a double-dealerperhaps 4 by 3 feet each,advancing the docket so religiously
toward whatever peak or trough.with a thick, soft padding.It fleets & wavers, the weather
They were joined
& the signs. What nudgesby hinges to a long, narrowthrough the periphery, the smoke-
bottom board to create
shaped veils of foundering perception,a V-shaped, body-sized trough.the chorus of preceptors & receptors,
There was a complex control box
mercurial transmitters that flutter the dumb birdsat one end, with heavy-duty tubesof singularity. If you did not sing
leading off to another device, in a closet.
I would not breathe, or be asAn industrial compressor,a mummy of glad rags & beatific
the kind they use for filling tires.
compromise. Still still stillIt exerts a firm but comfortable pressurelike an anatomical model. A crystal
on the body, from the shoulders to knees.
scion of the heretofore unrectifiedEither a steady pressure or a variable oneschism. The lens & the abacus
or a pulsating one as you wish.
& the coursing membranesthat inscribe & erase. That wrap
around a lowing rod.