In my first week of social work in the emergency room, I’ve picked up my patients’ pain, and it burrows into my skin all the way home.
Zero Sum Game
A is for admiration, which is what you want from him more than anything. To inspire wonder is your goal, but you get the sense you’re failing miserably.
Visitation: Tomoka Correctional Institution (and other poems)
My brother is lead-chipped metal,
pimp walk in blue prison jumpsuit.