Montreal Serai’s “Literature: Spirit” issue is out! “American Honey” and three more of my poems were included. Grateful to be in this timely journal again. Hope you will explore, return to it, and tell others.
He calls to me, this memory thief,
as the reality of eating alone unfolds
like a lost history, a diseased blanket,
dirty money, a lease that never ends.
“At least you eat—
so what if alone?” he says.
“Cold comfort,” I say.
“Here,” he says, “let me
present American Honey,
Southern Comfort, if you like.”
“We’ve met,” I say,
“no, thank you,”
remembering the worst.