Every Night

By Matthew Borczon

Image by Matthew Borczon, Afghanistan 2010–2011

since the
war I
beat my
head with
the bones
of dead
soldiers
and Marines
keeping time
with their
voices in
side my
skull singing
their death
songs behind
my eyes.

Matthew Borczon is a nurse and Navy sailor from Erie, Pa. He is the author of two books; A Clock of Human Bones from Yellow Chair Review Press, and Battle Lines from Epic Rites press. His third book Ghost Train will be out in 2017 from Weasel Press.