Andrej Bilovsky

The legless lady ghost
dangles from a coat-hanger of darkness,
refuses to leave.

She’s what passes for uselessness
ever since I pulled up a blanket
to cover both myself and the thin man beside me.

I mean her death no harm,
but she is none – the none that was there before,
the none that came after.

She insists she still has questions.
Well listen to his teeth grind.
That is your answer.

Andrej Bilovsky (he/him) is a queer poet and performance artist. Former editor of Masculine-Feminine and Kapesnik. His poetry can be found at the Quiver and Down In The Dirt.