Issue 5 cover


by Zac Carter

Issue 5 :: Winter 2009 (poetry)

we played risk with fingertips so numb that
any attempts to move the plastic cavalry caused
unintentional skittering forays
across continental borders, caused no end
of narrowly averted
theoretical nuclear wars.

'and you still havent gotten the heat fixed,' you said.
'the landlord still hasnt gotten the heat fixed,' i said.


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