Fat A fat girl standing in the doorway of WALGREENS “can you buy me something? I have not eaten all day.” She follows me inside. Tells me her name, “Jen.” “What’s yours?” I mumble “Wayne.” “Duane?” “Yeah, Duane.” In the candy aisle she reaches for a bag of peanut butter M & M’s on sale,Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Wayne Burke”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Rick Christiansen

Tinder Anachronism I imagine Herman Hesse and Anaïs Nin Both swiping right They would meet in a small Paris coffee bar Anaïs would flick the whip cream from her cup Using just the tip of her tongue as punctuation Herman would watch her carefully And finger the Nobel he wears as a cravat Clearing hisContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Rick Christiansen”