he couldn’t stop his dreams–
each night he’d fall down a mountain
where him & our dead grandpa,
in his army greens would roll
around in a haybarn & my brother would–
out of nowhere–grow enormous tits;
grandpa would grope and suck
so as not to be sucked himself
into the vacuous sun-hole suck-shining
in the sky. When my brother woke up
he felt no horror but an overwhelming
sense of accomplishment. It seemed,
he confessed, through a cascade
of tears and thick saliva, heavenly…
This for real happened
on the way home from middle-school.
Mom was driving the dirty white Prelude &
at the intersection of after
him telling it, us conjuring it,
she pulled over and cradled his head into her chest,
caressing him violently and weeping
in the afterschool sunlight.
Corey Page Spencer is a student of NYU’s Literature and Creative Writing program. Hailing originally from South Carolina he currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with his girlfriend and his pit-bull Hank. His work is forthcoming in Eunoia Review and SOFTBLOW.