Let Me Tell You a Story
It is all about six people
who fall in love,
all with each other
and at the same time. Continue reading “Laurel Radzieski”
a thing poem for my younger self
On the paperwork the paperweight’s
Your brain in a desert of fire.
Those times you find yourself in tears:
You’re not funny, you’re not smart, Continue reading “Jacob Butlett, Two Poems”
Prelude to a Butterfly
Cracked open, this new day spills
quartz teeth, Cadbury yolks, light.
Jujubes, grapefruit for breakfast; Continue reading “Raymond Cummings, Two Poems”
Stella was in the driver’s seat when the car just took over. She tried with all her strength to turn left, to avoid the parked red Chevy, but the car turned right and slammed into it.
Of course, Stella thought of the Twilight Zone. Of course, she smelled her own breath.
But she was sober, and this was real, real life. Continue reading “Francine Witte, Accident”