All The Lines Are Busy



Well, call it a flood

sometimes prescribed for purposes other than

those listed in the

white family grappling with the death of its

stage could only contain so many ideas

that would support his

blackness and their provocations

an homage to and an investigation of

not their thinking, exactly, but their attempts to

tell whether your doctor will decide how many

constituents think before a vote

that his docility is a stereotype of

such a massive outcry that the ideal way of

consuming things

from long-forbidden childhood


turning that rifle on someone

turning that rifle on

to the proceedings

seemed to her a problem comparable

with her drinking, heavy

damage to the active measures

and her voice mail maxed out

DS Chapman (ig: ds_chapman) is a queer poet whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in BARNHOUSE, Soft Cartel, Mannequin Haus, the Operating System, and others.