she lives in this house over there has her world outside it. grapples the earth with her fingers and mouth she's five years old. threads worms on a string keeps spiders in her pockets collects fly-wings in a jar scrubs horse-files and pinches them on a line.
she's got one friend he lives next door they listen to the weather he knows how many freckles she's got, she scraches his beard. she's painting huge books glues them together, they saw a big raven it glided down the sky-she touched it.
today's a birthday-they re' smoking cigars he got a chain of flowers sows a bird in her knickers
they're smoking cigars lie in the bathtub, chain of flowers