just the same severed tongue
same diasporic body
onus on the “I can’t speak anything
to trust the stranger with the money
to move from emerging to established
from financial risk to big money-
Are you Pacific?
Yes (but no — I mean I am, but I don’t
know if I am
Distrust with the institution?
Wants to be heard?
Maybe (if I knew what I wanted to say)
Wants to see change?
Yes (But I don’t want to stop
I want revolution.)
Are you an artist?
I think so, but sometimes, I
have to remember
that I am.
What do you do?
Just fill in funding forms and never submit them.
What can we do to support you?
Hahaha if you wanted to know maybe you should have given
me a bigger box to write in or meet
I am – maybe?
And money for rent would be good.