poet, writer, zinester / owner of Bone & Ink Press / 2015–17 Poet Laureate of Racine, WI (more at recklesschants.net)
Are You Leaving for the Country?
It came on a tape from a faraway friend.
So there’s this girl. Well, woman — young but not barely-legal, not jailbait — getting ready for a girl’s night out with her besties. She slicks on her favorite lipstick, deadgirl blood red, shimmies into her favorite skirt. Short, but not…