where two or more are gathered in my name

i



[mormon testimony meetings are often prefaced with a moment of silence]


ii

we were like heavy birds, and god said look at my adam’s apple, but we feared biting it like fruit.


iii

dear moses

the internet is like

a burning bush

what does that mean


iiii

between me and god is this sliver of helium. my voice is high, but his is always higher.


iiiii

once,

when I was

frightened, twelve,

I prayed to god,

asked him

to place my neck

inside this tree trunk,

exhaled.


iiiiii

amen, sucker.