1. Formalism and grammar are ways to be thin.
  2. Emotions and their consolidation
  3. In infants are ways to be women.
  4. Thin women are ways to see the world.
  5. A medium is a device through which a world makes itself known or seen or heard.
  6. The world touches me in the middle of myself where I am neither hot or cold.
  7. When I feel mildly bad but not bad enough I have to drink till I can’t stand up
  8. And then eat when I’m sick to stay down. When you tell me how
  9. Desperately you love me I need it from you just the way you give it to me
  10. Even though I take it graciously and pretend to be overwhelmed
  11. I am not overwhelmed. I can take everything you are coming at me with.
  12. My appetite.
  13. I want it. When I am here
  14. To say what I have to be
  15. In my own special way is part of my problem
  16. Being the favorite thing I know how to do.
  17. Writing beautifully made me feel like a fake
  18. Which is part of feeling like a person.
  19. I began to write in an ugly way
  20. To subtract myself from womanhood and see only
  21. A person in bas-relief with crucial parts and cartoon
  22. Grief. Grooming and fashion make a seduction
  23. To hide the horrors of the day.
  24. I have to be bad to be this way. I will give it up for you.
  25. I think I am ready to. I want to be sick over something else
  26. And act like another kind of person, a writer
  27. With ideas, not selves, a woman with values
  28. More than scars and years and you know
  29. Um tears.