Three Poems

love came backto hauntuswith a gunin her handswe sat overa bowl of cold cerealandlaughedat how the worldused to beI never saw her againafter thatbut sometimesI hurt for no reasonat all. dead dreamsno pulse in the citythey murdered themselveslong agothe train to Californiais a sad onethe cotton eyedgirl in A7reads a bookno one knowsandshe hasn’t a…

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Thom Young

Thom Young is a writer from Texas. His last poetry collection, A Little Black Dress Called Madness, hit #1 Poetry in Germany. He is a 2017 Pushcart Prize nominee, and his work appears in over a hundred literary journals, including International Journal of Poetry, Poetry Quarterly, 3:AM Magazine, Word Riot, Thirty West, and many more.

Arthur Asa

Arthur Asa was born in Monterrey, Mexico. He studied graphic design and industrial design but decided to leave everything behind and become a construction worker. During this time he discovered all he ever wanted to do was draw and tell stories. He is now an illustrator by afternoon and a comic artist by night—sometimes both by night. He has a comic called Where the Heart Is that you can find online.

First Featured In: No. 9, winter 2017

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