wanting          to say               yellow

asphalt                        to              epidermis                           &

I’m      a     lousy          navigator

know         some  the  words   to 

alligator                       keep              

getting  lost      in                                a    

slow       thought        

song   like                   

this    east         that

west      we’re            

anyways                      a

way          now

back    to        


Gabrielle Lessans is a recent graduate of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, and a co-conspirator of collective.off. She’s obsessed with doorways, child’s pose, and birdsong. Recent poems appear in Bone Bouquet, Metatron, Maudlin House, The Birds We Piled Loosely, and on Berlin Community Radio.