I will forget.
I will erase
each membrane.

Scattered clouds.
Severed synapses.
Medicated happiness.

I never meant
to be
like this.

I don’t
even know
what this is.

I never meant
to be.
At all.

Forget me not.
I already did.
It was too easy.


Jason Wright is the editor and founder of Oddball Magazine. His column appears weekly. His third book, Train of Thought 2: Almost Home is available now at the Oddball Book Store.