1. He wonders if you can catch
something that flickers
in a jar, and not smother light
2. “Why do you feel you must
own something to appreciate
it fully?” my roommate asked me.
3. Girl looks for her first girlfriend
online to find former girlfriend is
formerly a girl; has shed one nametag
4. After all, the bottom line
is this room is a safe space.
do not include gender in your salads.
5. Do not engender
ignorance in the file folders.
6. He jabbed holes in the metal lid with a butcher knife
until his back stained shirt,
until the air holes were wide enough for escape
7. She wonders if that meant
her first kiss was with a boy
8. We atrophy