By Ryan Quinn Flanagan

my few belongings

gather me in a body bag

of memories

 

drag me behind a hot Chevelle

with the windows knocked out

like crooked streetwalker

smiles

 

down to the toe tag place

where Death is pulling a double

and no one ever

gets paid.

Ryan Quinn Flanagan is a Canadian-born author residing in Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada with his wife and many bears that rifle through his garbage.  His work can be found both in print and online in such places as: Evergreen Review, The New York Quarterly, The Academy of the Heart and Mind, Setu, Red Fez, and The Oklahoma Review.

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