Pencil sketches and coffee-stained napkins
collect my anxiety in a pop-up gallery outside Montreal.
It goes national and airs on CBC Radio and Television.
Juxtapose magazine pens a flattering review.
I earn a discreet mouth hug at the opening reception.
My Facebook page explodes with 247 likes,
a far cry from the stunted 131 since inception.
A member of Arcade Fire tags me on Twitter.
One week of incessant interest,
a character to discuss.
I return to my cramped apartment,
etching out my neurosis