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Different looks and poisons Make your web, unique and mighty  Curiosity draws them near you Fear, or respect, run them away  Simple yet complex Perfect and flawed Irresistible and undesired  Daunting and appealing  Eight legs, one spider Real or fake is a powerful tike jj2017

24 // buttons

I’m sticking buttons into the shape of a hot air balloon on a wooden sign all pastel colours because I feel like anything more would detract from the loftiness I’m practicing doing things without overanalysing them so I’m not too worried about the hot air…

23 // origami

I fold as easy as an origami square my legs in half at my knees and again at my hips my arms crease and tuck into each other until I’m a cube I fill with water as easy as an origami cube but watch how…

21 // chromatography

go on and separate us let’s see which parts of ourselves are the same and let’s see who moves the furthest when they’re in pieces on their own

20 // with narrow petals

characteristic features include involute (inwardly curved) petioles and upright leaves a species of sundew it is unique within its genus in being endemic to New Zealand specific epithet drosera stenopetala found poem: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drosera_stenopetala

19 // heart

he tells me the technical name is cardiac calcification that it can be genetic but if I cut down on saturated fats and smoke less and exercise more I can prevent the progression I look at him and he doesn’t realise that my heart’s going…

18 // algal bloom

we watch the lake turn green it’s not something we see happening we can only tell it’s happened by knowing that earlier the lake wasn’t this green the algae –and here is where I struggle to write it—materialises right out of the water and before…

17 // sun pillar

straight down from the heavens I swear it! he says as if we might not believe him the lightsmith himself has forged this one you’ve never seen anything like it we follow him outside and he points to the horizon whiter than the sun and…

15 // noble krypton

when people hear your name they think of heroes and villains of all the colours that you’re not stubborn you hold onto yourself so tightly that you can’t let anyone in krypton we can make you stronger krypton you’re floating alone krypton make room for…

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