Tag: prose poem

Short-short: Whipped Cream

It’s bad enough that I was vacuum-packed to be devoured. My only consolation was that I’d be sprayed on something delicious: strawberries, brownies, pie filled with something blue, a sundae topped with caramel, peanuts, and silver-bullet sprinkles. And I would…

Why I Write Flash Fiction

What draws me to flash fiction is the way its brevity foregrounds two things: concept and style. Longer fiction can have these elements too; works like Finnegans Wake may even be dominated by one of them. Such an emphasis, however,…

Three Poems

I have three new poems up at On Barcelona: “Caprico(u)rn”, “Goldfish”, and “And Rest in Silence”. They represent the range of structures in my work: a piece that largely abhors standard left alignment (a somewhat scattered, slightly shattered poem), a…