The cubic aftermath: calculate the emotional scars of the tallest buildings, and divide the sum by the abstract reasoning of the lushest trees. Multiply by the fractured geometry of the most toxic pollutants, and then send the backwards butterflies swarming into the swamp that’s just west of your mind.
Disassemble the skyscrapers, and inhale the clouds.
Bio: Clockwise Cat publisher and editor, Alison Ross, pioneered the genre of Zen-Surrealism and uses that as her guiding aesthetic. She also practices the tenets of Zen-Surrealist Socialism. Alison believes that “poetic intuition” knifes through the murk of the mundane and mutates mediocrity into a Utopia of the Dynamic. Alison has been a featured poet at Surreal Poetics. In addition, she has published reviews and editorials in various publications, including Fear of Monkeys and Pop Matters.