Posts Tagged ‘ XIX.II ’

“UFO,” by Chris Bullard

Aug 20th, 2022 | By

The “flying” part I’m happy with,
though the juxtaposition with “object”
negates its suggestion of heroic action.
What really rips me is the “unidentified.”

“Lament of a Suburban Boston Formalist,” by Richard Jordan

Aug 20th, 2022 | By

It’s hard to sell your rhymes when you’re from here.
What editor would recognize that Worcester
doesn’t go with fester, but with blister?

“Super Mario Downtime,” by Stephen Kowalkowski

Aug 20th, 2022 | By

with the pipes shut off
and the flying turtles grounded
find him by the Trevi Fountain
admiring that Roman plumbing