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On the Spectrum

You're not allowed to say "handicapped,” "disabled," or downright "weird.” You've got to say, they're "on the spectrum.” You know: the "A" word. Yep,…


Jamie and the Shadow Assassin

A three-day-old forgotten chalk outline of yet another who gives a shit victim is just washing away as it circles the sewer; so definitively poetic.…


“Bran Castle,” “Prose Writer in a Poetry Club,” “If I Close My Eyes,” and “The Game”

Bran Castle We searched all through Bran Castle, that night Okay, so technically it was daytime, closing in on evening, And--- The tour guide told us…


Murder at the Manor

He was stretched across the chaise lounge as if he were only lightly asleep. On the terrace, Professor Apple was throwing up. The Detective polished…


“Maximum Madness,” “A Good Paddling,” “Dancing on Graves,” and Other Poems

Maximum Madness I was five and she was six She played the fiddle, I fooled around We hid beneath the floral covers People thought we’d become instant…


Wall

They heard the voice crackle in their headphones. “Okay, it's coming up now.” Straining their eyes, they saw it: way out on the horizon, barely…


Round Tower

Standing on the slippery, moss-blanketed stone wall’s edge of the round tower, I gaze down as the autumn rain falls from the black sky into the…


No Apologies to Liam (or Anyone Else)

Anya came home and I could tell something was wrong straight away. She seemed evasive and would not look at me. Also, her clothes were dishevelled.…


“Daybreak—Oregon,” “Sayings of Othin,” and “Western Mockingbird”

Daybreak---Oregon Tolling to wake over the fog-fret sea; Over the fathomless portent of braying waves, Which, lash upon lash, blast upon remnant…


My Love and Peace Letter to Greyhound, Part 5

Bus 1682, 3:20 AM, January 7, 2011---8:30 AM, January 7, 2011 Clenching my asshole closed, shivering, and puffing as quickly away as possible at this…