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My name is Bryony.
I'm churning out novels like beat poetry on amphetamines...

"We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it."
Anthony Burgess | A Clockwork Orange

Marilyn Monroe, 1952. 

It’s my birthday tomorrow and that’s cool but it’s also such a chore because now I’ve gotta update my age in my description on every single social media site I’m a part of. And that’s a lot, for the record.

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Your clear eye is the one absolutely beautiful thing.
I want to fill it with color and ducks,

The zoo of the new

Whose names you meditate —
April snowdrop, Indian pipe,

Stalk without wrinkle,
Pool in which images
Should be grand and classical

Not this troublous
Wringing of hands, this dark
Ceiling without a star.

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