Todd Mercer

Great View, Poor Accommodations

Jesus couldn’t really see Peter’s house from there,
but that’s the cool cat the apostles loved, the mensch
making jokes for them even as he slipped away.

Todd Mercer, winner of the 2016 Dyer-Ives Poetry Prize and the 2015 Grand Rapids Festival for the Arts Flash Fiction Prize had his digital chapbook, Life-wish Maintenance appear at Right Hand Pointing.