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BLACK CHAMELEON, ORANGE DOG, YELLOW LIGHTNING by Max Sheppard • Cleaver Magazine
Ghosts ruined our party. We were a mess when the lampshade began to shake. I was so drunk on whiskey and salt and the fluids of your body. A faux-Greek vase on the table. Dead yellow roses. A staple of our culture is to intuit words before they are spoken. I raise my body from the crouching position and look through a small telescope to see your deepest space. From a distance