Paintbrush plump with watercolor

smudged ink on a wet piece of paper

from a fingertip.


Gravity has made this possible

to bleed

to drip

to run

to soak

to fall.

It has formed an irregular

impressionistic pond.

To one side

it is more violent.

The rest is rimmed with ease. A ring of


looking on the inside

a nauseating color.

it gets grainy and pixelated

diseased looking.

The middle (as big as halves of two fingers)

flesh tinged yellow.

It tries to be flesh but it is not

this yellow means