A Bad Penny Review
The boy started with remarkable eyes, a vision that could skip across bodies of water to distant lands like stones smoothed by waves.
R L Swihart
Anna, Ania, Anka. I know you’re the go-to girl, but may I /
call you Sylvia //
Don’t you agree: so much of life is given to domestic chores, /
hygienic gestures, and playing their game
I had in mind something the coarse lout Harry you want me to be would produce on bucolic discomfort, featuring yobbish imagery: beasts coupling, insects stinging, cows spraying, the ubiquitous...
Although they have been summarily rejected and relegated to near obscurity, Howard Barraclough’s Terminus fragments were the source of major controversy in the early years of the 35th century.
The book that was her marriage still sitting on the kitchen table (like Roosevelt flowers or the
ancient moon). Broken sandwiches & soft hills. A paper napkin crumpled in the water spilled through...
In Madrid, the bartenders / speak in cursive. Clairvoyants, / all of them. They volunteer / burnt wine, sweeten it / with candy-stripes.
After that, I had only to deal in nuptials.
They come from pores, (the city’s) to remind us of cheese. /
Which is just another word for desire.
proper currency is legitimate in any light & likes to stay near its wages : it's the haunterers & /
the premeneers : the pie cock who walks up to you : uncurls his van of vanities & voughs hell /...
it's a nice thing to have a hare to sit with his haress /
in the field. naturally & fur color. the color of fur & /
naturally. it is the best hair. arid heat ferries harvester /
The small Craftsman by the lagoon. Desiree on the top step /
and his three graces staggered beneath. Three sample /
bags of Mary Kay. The pomegranate in amber /
I whispered slush. You chewed my ice. /
So I sank into the early burial of irises.