Member since July 23, 2009 | 4,009 Readings |
Brian Foley is the author of The Constitution (Black Ocean, 2015). He is from Massachusetts and lives in Denver where he attends the University of Denver CReative Writing PhD Program.
I saw Rich become a stranger and was thankful / I saw Haley sleep before travel and was thankful / I saw Elena sew the seams and was thankful / I…
when i discover / the memory of music / in my ear / and there / my parents / I should just learn / who they are / long ago / and see what…
for Christopher / / / Three feet down / a once white tarp / covered with dirt / for good reason / / I could dig further / but you…
Innocent as a fresh laid egg. / When broke open / No one had any blood. / / A fear of passion / Reaching inroads / Like a fly that enters …
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Ode to Anxiety
Anxiety, you’re my friend and I welcome you. / Because I love the world and its uncertainty, / I love the world with you in it, / even when I…
You skip enough stones the pond becomes a pile of stones. / // That’s the hovercraft we don’t see. / That’s the divine bannister. / / The…
Get Insomnia, Wave Me Away: A Binary…
Froth on Yojimbo’s desk. A decaf set out, let loose. We abound in duty, negatives, at the thought of the thought of it. Some turn the cobra in the…
Warlord Subway Jam
There’s nothing I want more / than to rip pink apples / to give to a sick squid / glued to the rind of Hoboken / the leopard barge spurts…
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