This is just to inform you that We have here a vast quantity Of your Queen Anne’s lace. It is strewn everywhere, Along roadside ditches, In highway med…
Austin Smith
The train no longer runs through this village. The tracks have grown over with weeds that say It has been at least a year that we have been Allowed to …
Austin Smith
In the beginning The wheelbarrow Wanted two wheels But was denied This request One was determined To be enough And anyway It was told It was being Give…
Austin Smith
Reading the word inauguration for the hundredth time I caught it carrying the word augur inside it. Augur, as in the priest in ancient Rome who was ask…
Austin Smith
Kids in seed company hoodies kept closed with safety pins are burning old stanchions their grandfathers milked in taking turns jumping over the bonfire…
Austin Smith
Our fürher Who farts in sevens Shallowed he lie shame Thigh dingdong dumb Die kill for fun On earth as it is in weapons Sieve us this gray our daily dr…
Austin Smith
The museum is closed now. Night, falling all evening, can finally be said to have fully fallen. The guards are heading home on commuter trains, even th…
Austin Smith
Kid had an awful Big heart Even if he kept it Pretty much Covered up in blaze Orange and camo
Austin Smith
The bell startles me awake, and immediately it strikes me that I was mistaken about something, the first of many things I will be mistaken about here. …
Austin Smith
Winter afternoons, bored in math, I’d ask to go downstairs to talk with you, As if I knew exactly who you were. You had a corner office off the library…
Austin Smith
I always heard that Possoms play dead When they’re scared But running today I surprised one and Instead of flopping Over on his back He turned and bare…
Austin Smith
Drive far enough on four and before long You’re sure to see one, hanging by a rope From the strongest branch of the oldest oak. Think, as you roll by, …
Austin Smith