With less access
to formula and tampons
than automatic rifles
we watch celebrities feud in Virginia.
I search “why Virginia”
and “synonyms of hollow.”
Televised live.
Vacant, cavernous, empty.
Some constituents watch the testimony
from hospital beds and recliners
coughing incessantly
or covered in lesions.
I find statistics for “monkeypox”
and the latest “Covid-19 rates.”
I ask my phone about
“Zoloft maybe making it worse.”
I review “how many mass shootings this year”
and wonder about “roe v. wade 2022”
Siri tells me of
“peanut butter recalls”
and “end of the world predictions.”
We are all breaking