-ation (narr)

from the series the aching

neekoru neekoru neekoru neekoru

l's become r's elle becomes ours she is oursthis girl is ours

the only girl from her country behind

glass is oursneekoru neekoru neekoru

nurses cannot pronounce

her name the doctor who

made the first cut cannot pronounce her name

we are the only onesin this hospital

who can pronounce our baby's namebut they think she's something

pointing her out to impatient pacing fathersneekoru neekoru

impatient blossoms pacingvenetian blinds

peak season through windows

and the swallows think she's something too