You could have a big dipper   

an ode to glitter and stardust by Dane Lyn




Mr. Stardust and I have a mutual

love

we have a mutual love of

of copolymer sheets ground down to minuscule hexagons,

certainly not as glamorous as crushed

diamonds,

but now available in an epic array of application methods.

a way to freak out in a moonage

daydream.

glints and gleams with glimpses of

faraway starmen.

my marrow does a dreamlike

disco,

heady intoxication lacking

propriety.

much like Bowie when he becomes

becomes the human manifestation of an

alien,

I fancy it applied to my skin,

and we shimmer

and we shimmer

and we shimmer

and radiate bisexual jubilance

my departed Ziggy and I.



Dane Lyn (they/them) is a queer, educator, poet, and glitter enthusiast with an MFA from Lindenwood University. Find them in Southern California with their partner ridding their shoes of beach sand. Dane’s work often centers on disability and queerness. @punkhippypoet is where you will find them on Instagram and Twitter.



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