Paradise for sale

Poetry by; Nicole Fraticelli

favorable analogs

what i would like in your presence
regarding orbits you have kept
lingering silent over the wicker man
while i greet airplanes from
the top of your head

i am petrified
when the sun comes back

some souls don’t restart
today and the last tragedy lives on

Kiss any girl you please! If there’s still time! Here’s to you! If you live! The rest’ll come all by itself! Happiness, health, grace and fun! Don’t worry too much about me! Set your little heart going! It’ll be whatever you put into it! Storm or flute! As in hell! As in heaven!

—Guignols Band; Louis Ferdinand Celine