the monsoon curtain fell–
a reprieve from summer.
been trapped in its kitchen
for 90 days.
thais say it’s the worst
in a decade.
my OCD landlady makes repairs
before the rains drown us
hammering, drilling
feel it ricochet inside my skull.
made a hole, just big enough for my pinky.
i want to take a knife to someone
carve out their appendix,
they don’t need it.
then i read the news:
the Greeks said no,
and i thought,
fuck yeah.


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