Heather Green / The Match Array
Heather Green’s work has appeared in Barrow Street, DIAGRAM, The Hat, Lungfull!, Pebble Lake Review, Tarpaulin Sky, and other journals. She lives in Boston.
from The Match Array
I’ve got to stop saying, “Look.”
He doesn’t even know there’s a pattern to recognize:
a young man appeared, upriver or downriver.
The other idea is the machine, the house:
Just because we’re sitting in the same room doesn’t mean. . .
By the next morning, the man fell asleep
by the clock.
Meanwhile, subjects had collected data about colors.
Fixed color terms unreliable,
Their attitude was, Who cares what the color is?
They make fun, give really bad information sometimes.