Grand Mal

Buzzsaw sensation
right temple all
of a sudden

Forthcoming power
surge I in fear of
spin sideways

away from the sink
full of dirty
dishes peel off

the glasses
the sinkhole of my
eye sockets


White wisps rising
from the drier vent

dark water leaping
in the floor drain

Stable can still
same black hole


Divided into phases
the grand mal

repeats the lunar
calendar beat
for beat

lost consciousness
rhythmic contractions

Signs and symptoms
include a scream


Theo's tantrum also
called a fit
completely unhinged

the Mega Blocks
he's cramming

in clatter out

of his tiny trash


as if life unending
were a thing

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