John M. Bellinger

The Manchurian Ex-Candidate

No running, anymore,
I am hidden
in a choson-ot
of promises,
distracting you
with fabric
in credible colors.

John M. Bellinger is the former managing editor (2006-2009) and a current staff editor of The Comstock Review and has been published in The Comstock Review, Blue Unicorn, The Small Pond Magazine of Literature, and Ekphrasis.