origin of casual

Standard

burn this one

the poem where he
meets her
on a bench
at a place
we will never
learn to pronounce
correctly

the walls
drenched in
gasoline–
a lighter
he hands to her.

here you go,
sugar.

burn this one


Michele McDannold is the author of Stealing the Midnight from a Handful of Days, a book of poetry available from PUNK HOSTAGE PRESS. She was the Editor-in-Chief at Red Fez Publications for five years and is currently the editor/publisher at Citizens for Decent Literature. She has an extensive collection of flannel and rubber chicken heads. For more, please visit michelemcdannold.com.

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