Ben Mirov
[Pain]

How is your [pain]—
It's OK. How is
your [pain]—It’s OK,

thanks—We both
have normal amounts
of [pain]—That's

good—Yes. That's
good—
Ben Mirov is the author of Hider Roser (Octopus Books, 2012), and Ghost Machine (Caketrain, 2010), which was selected for publication by Michael Burkard, and chosen as one of the best books of poetry in 2010 for Believer Magazine's Reader Survey. He is also the author of the chapbooks My Hologram Chamber is Surrounded by Miles of Snow (YesYes Books, 2011), Vortexts (SUPERMACHINE, 2011), I is to Vorticism (New Michigan Press, 2010), and Collected Ghost (H_NGM_N, 2010). He grew up in Northern California and lives in Oakland.