132 Readings | 1 Rating
Avoiding Eye Contact
A cigarette, man,
A cigarette. Can
I use that light?
Can I use that
To light this, man?
Pretend that I am dead with you / inside the chamber / While you pull out / the insects, birds in the tall grass / Its the wave in my hair that…
David D. Horowitz
Jess warms: that steeple's turquoise aspiration… / A bishop's hat protecting nave, / A point for sacraments and congregation, / A…
GO-GO’S IN SUBURBIA
Jennifer Liberts Weinberg
You'd dunk me underwater / until my lungs / were squealing pigs / I still taste the Kibbles 'n Bits / you fed me in our blind taste…
More by Daniel Haislet
Soggy Boots in the Desert
Camp in the sandy wash bed. / Dip our toes in cool streams. / Chris mentions the monsoons. / / Not a gamble in this heat. Maybe next month....
Walk to Work
Here is a place / where everything used to matter / And so, everything matters. / A casual blizzard blankets distant echoes / -the laying of…
5pm in San Manuel. Imaginary waves // Rise off the caramelized Sonoran, / Crash at the baby-blue feet of the Catalinas. / I haven’t earned my…
You Hear The Familiar Ching
Under the concrete overpass. The train / Is ready to pull away from the platform. / This is when lowering your weight on the ball / Of your right…
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