Cake Box: An Erasure

Alex Everette

Fat.
Calories from fat, saturated, trans
total: fat.
Enriched, bleached, modified.

Do not eat.
Only water and
scraping bowl.
A toothpick.
Cool, cool before
“completely full”-
before time in the
artificial moment.

 

Alex Everette, 21, is a writer of fiction and dabbler in poetry. He is studying English and Anthropology at Bridgewater State University. He drinks an entire pot of coffee on school mornings and during writing sessions.
Also by Alex Everette: The Bulimic Gives Herself Pneumonia