Ten minutes into this interview, and my frayed sleeve
is on full display,
but not in a good way
definitely not a hey, sailor-ish way,
more, she has to stretch 50 dollars over 10 days.

you raise your eyes and give a
soft clearing of your throat,
and if I were a New Orleans seagull,
I would stuff myself with beignets
and vomit gently over your posh Knoll leather desk.