Sarina Hahn 2021
spit on this page
“Please forgive me for saying this. God, you know how I have always behaved.”
“The whole world literally turns a different color (in my experience, either a golden yellow or a bluish grey) until you realize one day that things are normal again"
a ripe tomato
is this ok”
“She’ll hold this holy ground so static still,
as steady as the sun upon a wall
“Sometimes, when a whale dies, an event called a whale fall takes place. These occur when a whale falls into the ocean’s abyssal zone and an ecosystem forms around it.
“it’s a tic / tic / heretics / tic / would tear down
the walls of this place, where jesus haunts
the rooms, and i would too
“My friend hurt a little bit more last night
“And so we never truly shed our skin.”
“I wish I could have seen it”
“THIS PARTY WILL BE SO GOOD AND BEAUTIFUL THANK YOU FOR BUYING THE STREAMERS”
“walked down Cumberland Avenue to meet my own ghost. He
stood there naked and trembling waiting on my arrival.”
“The boy. Where’d he go this time?”
“I know an outsider might think our encounter was hardly an encounter at all—but I had traded some childhood innocence for sharper eyes.”
“Nurse, I think I’d better tell you what happened to me. You seem like a nice guy and I’d like to tell you why I’m in all these bandages. Y’know, to clear things up.”
Before we begin, it is in my interest to inform you: I do not have a penis.
"One night at the beach, gazing off at the pillars, a deep sadness welled up inside him. Nothing he had ever wanted so much felt so out of reach."
"Distance between them and me stretches with this necessarily tangible barrier so that we cannot be ‘us.’ In this distance, I can breathe."