27 – Just Desserts

Yeah, okay, well, what’s important is that I amused myself, right? You feel a great weight settle on your chest,as if the hand of god Himself came downand thrust into your chest His thorny crownand you began to bleed at His behest. Surely this is punishment for your sins – for surely that must be …

4 – Blonde Boye

Today you’re getting a poem about my big dumb childhood dog. Frances was named after this Frances, a little badger girl in a series of picture books I had as a kid. These books led first to me being nicknamed Frances – “Bedtime for Frances!” was both the title of one of those books and …