3.2.17 / by Caleb Blansett

twins fighting in the womb

Jacob and Esau

pedagogy of egalitarianism

in which the only leaf that's turned

is a blind eye.

Jacob and the seraphim

ambiguous victory

limping up this ladder to divinity

each step a subtle slip

grasping for a destination

only to realize upon arriving

that we've stumbled into ourselves

serpent swallowing its own tail

perpetual motion of a static image

turn up the volume & drown out the


a dance without a solo

fused at the hip

only degree of separation

angle of a broken rib

ambiguous victory