Poetry from The Future: “I am amputated on the edge of this black hole” by Jayme Russell

Poetry: Jayme Russell

I am amputated on the edge of this black hole

my singularity
injected wet wear
makes me robotic
hand flexing
feel the mechanical
brain feedback
if I grab you tightly
I can feel you
even though I don’t have you
just like I am real
you are real
rewiring to adjust for new appendages
plug into the network
learn new tasks
improve my understanding
a radical alteration

Jayme Russell is the author of two chapbooks: PINKification (dancing girl press, 2017) and PINKpoems (Adjunct Press, 2017). She received her M.A. in Poetry from Ohio University and her MFA in Poetry from the University of Notre Dame.

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