“Signs You Are A Minor Character In A Disaster Movie,” by Jocko Benoit

Apr 20th, 2022 | By

You are in the middle of a bad marriage
or a great affair, or you are spending
your Vegas losses in a bar.

“Silly Little Pity/Slumber/Purge Party,” by Emma McNamara

Apr 20th, 2022 | By

I’m turning my pity party into a purge party and
all my exes are invited—
dearest darlings, serenade me at 
my silly little slumber party starring a bunch 
of queer gals with one(1) Emma™ in common—
what could possibly go wrong?

“Lady Macbeth Channels the Cat in the Hat,” by Mary Cresswell

Apr 20th, 2022 | By

I do not like you, Duncan King,
old fart lord of everything—
I will smite you with a pox
stick you in a wooden box

“The Flat Chicken Sandwich,” by Heather Brown Barrett

Apr 20th, 2022 | By

is a polarizing, stepped-on chicken patty in a bun,
breaded flatworm of nostalgia

“Till Tomorrow Night My Love,” by Khaloud Al-Muttalibi

Dec 20th, 2021 | By

Restless and ready as ever for my night’s walk
to his pleasurable lap. You would think by now,
his Antarctic heart would adapt
to the burning zeal of my wandering hands.