Lots of things overheat
in the moment…
over days, weeks, months, even years.
The mechanic is bringing the car home.
and the artist
are cooling down
after splattering her last piece
with some final marks of defiance.
Imitating the crisscrossing distances
she’ll put between them
when the mechanic
gives back her getaway car.
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