It's easy to find a good time

It’s easy to find a good time,
but it doesn’t make you feel
less lost. The only way back
is to make a beautiful thing.
Tie up your hair, then take off
your clothes and paint the cat.

Laura Garrison lives in Virginia and teaches creative writing at Roanoke College. She enjoys vegetarian cooking, horror movies, and weird craft projects. She is the editor of Jersey Devil Press.

See another poem composed by Laura that also uses the predictive text function of her phone, which has mostly been trained on haiku, speculative flash fiction, anxiety-ridden texts, and grocery lists in 7.4