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(i.m. Franz Kafka) 1. samsa awoke troubled dreams 2. in his bed a transformed off completely monstrous to slide insect 3. shell-like back 5. poised 4. divided by little curved brown 6. numerous legs stiff arching 7. helplessly pathetically thin belly before his danced ribs eyes
This piece was written in July 2020, based on a blackout of the opening paragraph to Franz Kafka’s phenomenal short story “Metamorphosis”, as part of an exercise in the “Sharpened Visions” MOOC unit on Coursera. This piece was accepted by Interior Journal, a Melbourne-based magazine, for their second edition ‘Eponymous’.