Séance doesn’t rhyme with Beyoncé
[This is a verbatim transcript of a conversation on Tinder]
—I feel a blend of all of my former lives in this life.
—That’s not uncommon.
Most people feel the echoes.
Do you still talk to your ghost selves?
—I dream them, so I feel them
Like when I go to bed.
—I feel them when I dance
They take over my arms and legs
And I am convulsed by my own histories.
Noah Fields is a queer and genderqueer poet living in Chicago. They work at The Offing and Anomalous, and they love house music and avocados.