Member since April 6, 2009 | 899 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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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…
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…
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