Dentine

Where the meat left the hat
without divots of gesture
slapping the pantry walls
in flounces, cheetos and
corn plasters;
what came first,
the blankets or the teeth?

 

 

John M. Bennett

John M. Bennett has published over 400 books and chapbooks of poetry and other materials. He has published, exhibited and performed his word art worldwide in thousands of publications and venues. He was editor and publisher of Lost and Found Times (1975-2005), and is Curator of the Avant Writing Collection at The Ohio State University Libraries. His work, publications, and papers are collected in several major institutions, including Washington University (St. Louis), SUNY Buffalo, The Ohio State University, The Museum of Modern Art, and other major libraries. His PhD (UCLA 1970) is in Latin American Literature. His latest book is Select Poems, Poetry Hotel Press/Luna Bisonte Prods, 2016. Photo by C. Mehrl Bennett

Stacey Allam

Stacey Allam is 56 years old and has been married for 27 years. She has two children, 25 and 23 respectively. She's originally from Rego Park, Queens, New York, but has resided in Brooklyn for 28 years. She has been writing poetry most of her life.

 

Edited for Unlikely by Jonathan Penton, Editor-in-Chief
Last revised on Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 21:08