The sweetest thing

Sweetest thing

that could happen

this day

a real reason to cry

Days of

Lips that

Within reach

Breathe in

Sweet your

Corn sweet

Breath the

Aftertaste of

Dangly Things

Never mattered she
had one [except]
she has one

o, well

made the most of it

KIRBY’s earlier chapbooks include Simple Enough, Cock & Soul, Bob’s boy, The world is fucked and sometimes beautiful, and most recently, SHE’S HAVING A DORIS DAY (knife | fork | book, 2017). They also appear in Matrix Magazine, National Poetry, Dusie, Canthius, Carousel, and The Rusty Toque (Pushcart Nominee). Their full-length debut,THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF is newly out from Permanent Sleep Press. Kirby is the owner/publisher of knife | fork | book Tweets: @knifeforkbook.

Banner Image by Robert Frede Kenter Tweets at @frede_kenter