she kept reading it aloud

  1. she kept reading it aloud
  2. to a small dream audience
  3. in a garden walled
  4. with butterflies
  5. the anonymous corners
  6. of human experience
  7. the failure of narrative is
  8. something you can't
  9. really argue about
  10. .
  11. she set off on another road trip
  12. this one mysterious in purpose
  13. a ritual of reassurance
  14. fast food wrappers
  15. open windows
  16. classic rock radio
  17. bug-streaked
  18. windshield sunshine
  19. the endless dry fields
  20. of western Nebraska
  21. cherry-picked anecdotes
  22. and simultaneous
  23. heartbreaking arguments
  24. over the limitations of
  25. memory clever but cloying
  26. metaphysical discussions
  27. the textual irony of
  28. infinite absolutes
  29. arcane techniques
  30. of self erasure
  31. it's a long drive
  32. .
  33. what's not clear is
  34. how seriously her
  35. parenthetical murmurs
  36. boil down to a
  37. simple formula:
  38. a happy faith
  39. in the future