Fig 01. Broken arms in the throne room, god of anthropométrie de l’époque bleue, god of act one to three.
Fig 02. The text gives birth to itself, an immaculate conception.
Fig 03. The aura of failed séances.
Fig 04. The birth of failed séance.
Fig 05. Torn layers of skin. A hallway of children hand in hand. I sit on the throne.
Fig 06. I am born with the desire to be tactile (categorized by the organism).
Fig 07. The something inside of my head wants to fully form, slouch towards papier-mache.
Fig 08. Phantsmorgasm. Every silhouette the result of some erotic apparition.
Fig 09. I feel like the hundred headless woman. Crime or miracle. The might-have-been.
Fig 10. The landscape as it changes three more times.
Fig 11. Astral projections from cornfield to gray boxes. My baby eviscerated.
Fig 12. Bird-Superior, god of lateral appendages.
Fig 13. Fever hands across my forehead. At the first touches of grace I am opened dove-cote.
Fig 14. Failure-séance performed automatically. I don’t remember my arrival, but here I am.
Fig 15. A mess falling out of me. Tables made from splinters. Continuation.
Fig 16. The throne reassembled under the ass of Qud, god over living circuitry and transference. One foot over threshold.
Fig 17. The text births itself, and feels the pull of an archaic mother. Dies in the woods. Returns. Dies in the ocean.
Fig 18. An exorbitant reward made without uttering the weather or light.
Fig 19. Materializing haphazardly. I don’t care. Sap rising through thick bark
Fig 20. The text unfurls on the floor and hisses in the water.
Fig 21. Loplop, god of liquid dreams, bringing the end of this sentence over the tip of his shoulder. Dressed in coral and watervines.
Fig 22. Farmed for sustenance, the immaculate conception glows in the sheets of ash which now remain.
Mike Corrao is a young writer working out of Minneapolis. His work has been featured in publications such as Entropy, decomP, Cleaver, and Fanzine. His first novel will be released in fall of 2018 by Orson’s Publishing. Further information at www.mikecorrao.com. He is on Twitter @ShmikeShmorrao .
Banner image: “Unidentified castle on seashore” aka Blackrock Castle, from the National Library of Ireland.