fall 2015 / Poetry / Poetry 2015 / Volume 46

The Alligator in the Kitchen, Leesburg, Florida, Wednesday — Ron Riekki

The men stand, holding brooms, waiting for the madness to ring a bell.  No one dares move.  The night has teeth, teeth like God, a mouthful of God, filled with meat.   Who left the door open?  Nothing to be said.  Just this congregation of testosterone near the refrigerator, tugging at hips, invisible holsters, souls … Continue reading