in this economy

by Ava Hofmann

 

this colony is like a stand-up comedy routine but you are sitting
down and i am not yet plotting to kill any senators. she and they
and i are what whatever is. you are walking in on a pop quiz
lying on my breasts lying on my body lying on the bed. this is
my apology and my apology for the guillotine in my teeth.

 


Originally from Oxford, Ohio, Ava Hofmann is a trans writer currently living and working as an MFA student in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She can be found online at www.nothnx.com and on Twitter at @st_somatic.