The Author

…sits at his desk
at the Hour of the Witch,
ignoring the two-inch
ash on their forgotten
cigarette.
The grey toxic smoke
spirals to the
popcorn
covered
ceiling
as the author cries like a
little boy cries
when pinched too hard by
a girl

a humbling moment.

Cover by Jessica Bell

B&W photo of me by LARA MAY

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