A Suit Made of Human Skin

— Christopher Citro & Dustin Nightingale

I just took one of my micro-vacations in my mind. You were saying something. I’m sure it was important to you. I can imagine that it had something to do with the zoo. Everybody always says their favorite is monkey island, the freedom of it all. Mine are the cages with the animals removed for feeding or cleaning. Is that a flash of tail? I think I can make out an ear behind that concrete tree. I can smell where they have never been and so can they. Eating is boring. It smells like the earth selected into small cubes and usually warm. I’d like to leave this room and head somewhere tropical. If you ask nicely, with you under one arm.

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