“A-3, the Cashier Bot,” “The Drinking Again,” “The Pale Rose Whispers,” and “Pecking Up the Evidence”

A-3, the Cashier Bot A-3, the Cashier Bot Was introduced in 2018 To all the stores At first, people knew he couldn’t count the change And they…


Forever Hear the Drums

History be kind to the Civil War lives left behind and the ones left frozen forever lost in the fields the battle cries fade after our enemies invade…


“Autumnal Cemetery,” “Ode to the Suburbs (Brighton),” “All Saints Day,” and Other Poems

Autumnal Cemetery The Chinese say that evil are the trees of the cemetery. This cemetery, my cemetery, is as evil as it is evergreen. In amongst the…


“Bot,” “David Foster Wallace Road Trip,” and “Seven Traffic Lights”

Bot the next day [I] was [stationed] in a mall a security detail [watching as usual] in rooms making movies EMPLOYEES ONLY from hidden positions…


Heart Reveal

The heart, misunderstood, mistreated, is the one to blame, the one that entices our emotions to conquer, and ultimately reach our demise. Alone it…


“Take the Hope Express,” “Olive Oyl-sama and Popeye-san,” “Making History,” and Other Poems

Take the Hope Express Our rituals are few. Anyone can sing of crows; they bite. We scrape the bottom of the barrel, looking for some- thing to love.…


Orgy of the Worm

Older woman, still vaguely attractive How much lust has gushed between your thighs and how does that vast, pulsating glob of man-seed now square with…


The Wrath of the Awakened Retard

Whiteness was not part of his blood, He was slow, so it came to him very late, With coin owed to some Mexican, When the Retard began to hate. He was…


“Kabuki Underground,” “Kings of Comedy,” “Patriotic Sadism,” and Other Poems

Kabuki Underground I was standing with my pelvis thrust forward; my crotch fit just so at ground zero, facing the Taj Mahal. She seemed to lean into…


“Posthuman,” “Nahum,” “What it’s Worth,” and “Thirty Years at Best”

Posthuman Write for your fucking cigarettes and make eye contact with every woman you pass. Take the cheapest parking pass and remind yourself that…