Michelle Caccomo


by John Martino

—a lamp shade
&&&& for my luminous head

Here!—uncuff the watch
&&&& from my wrist

Place my feet
&&&&in buttercups!

I won’t be needing
&&& my eyes anymore

Now I’m all ears
&&& Talk to me

Tell me everything
&&& ’s gonna be all right

John Martino

John Martino is a writer, educator, and avid traveler currently residing in Hong Kong with his partner, Xiuli. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in North Dakota Quarterly, Another Chicago Magazine, Connotation Press, The Bitchin’ Kitsch, and the anthology Envy: 7 Deadly Sins Vol. 6 from Pure Slush Books, among others.

Artist: Michelle Caccomo





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