Member since April 6, 2009 | 879 Readings |
David Bartone lives in Amherst, Mass. He co-edits Microfilme Magazine and Grommet Press. Excerpts of his fiction have appeared in Jeff Downey’s poem, Withnail and I.
This is Our Kitchen
This is our kitchen. This is our dilemma. / This is our photograph of me on a stool in our kitchen that she took of me. This / The last coffee,…
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Who died and made you
I’m sorry that the pencil I gave you // to write out the list of how the day had wronged you / had a lead so soft it collapsed into the page / …
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…
Amass your weapons you have mismapped me Sir. / I must ask that you now draw a bead on my heart. / I am armed & arrayed I am bellicose…
There are cases where a fact cannot come at all / and a leaf falls / down in front of me / and I steal this leaf / because I need it / and…
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