“Love at the End of the World,” “A Large Vestment,” “The Diner in the Black and White,” and “Writing is Easy”

Love at the End of the World Today, my stepmom sent me a text, all excited My stepbrother’s finally engaged: FINALLY And I’m sure my parents are…


“Dear Heptathlete,” “To an Asthmatic Son,” and “A Brief Disturbance”

Dear Heptathlete What haven’t you done, around the quarter-mile cinder track, at the pits for high and long jump, or before the field events……


“Lost in a Strange Realm,” “New Concrete Jungle,” and “Nightmare Crawled Inside”

Lost in a Strange Realm becoming something we weren't meant to a parallel track sang in a dream to the jewels in our eyes faded dulled by fear and…


“Clam Jammed,” “Modern Babylon,” “Riverbanked,” and “Silence”

Clam Jammed I am a confident woman, Not afraid to go up to a man and show a little interest--- The problem, as of late, is the Female version of a…


.Against the Wall

.letters to death .death, you have come to walk behind me .as you trot to my regard .i feel your presence .a bit taunting but might as well .you are…


“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…