GLASS HALF FULL
If you are the Invisible Man, you don’t have to say I Love You all the time.
Even if you don’t love them, you have to admit atomic bombs
are really very beautiful for about 9 seconds
I love you so much, I ate the whole phone.
I REMEMBER IT WELL
The beautiful shimmering sunsets were painted in Hollywood by Hollywood painters who lived the most beautiful lives painting what love looks like when people in love close their eyes.
THE WISDOM THAT COMES WITH AGE
When I saw a clarinet in little pieces in a box I didn’t want to be a clarinet anymore.
I wish that besides time and space there was one more thing.
iPHONE IN THE REST HOME
I don’t have enough memory to take a picture of an apple tree
A Penny That Thinks It’s A Dollar
Well, it used to kind of was.
THE LAUGHING CLOWN
Had poor teeth and bad gums, and that was the end of the Laughing Clown.
When I was little, I never looked at my phone to see if someone had written me a letter that I couldn’t toss into a roaring fire
THE HINDENBURG & THE TITANIC
One was afraid of water, and one was afraid of air: they were both grey.
Walking upstairs, I imagine I hear someone, but it is no one, instead, who is making a sound.
DOUBLE A LAMB
My toy lamb sounds like the ocean if you depress the button on his spine that is marked “Ocean” underneath the button that is marked “Baaah.”
Ricky Garni was born in Miami and grew up in Florida and Maine. He works as a graphic designer by day and writes music by night. Coo, a tiny collection of short prose printed on college lined paper with found materials such as coins, stamps and feathers, was recently released by Bitterzoet Press