Foreign words that are hard
to get your tongue around. Cancer
is a language all its own, a dialect
of disease gone wrong. That's
what it has always been about, the drive
to linguistics. But you have to breathe
in order to speak.
Robert Beveridge makes noise (xterminal.bandcamp.com) and writes poetry in Akron, OH. He celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of his first publication in November 2018. Recent/upcoming appearances in Cough Syrup, Penumbra, and Lowestoft Chronicle, among others.