Howie Good

Spring 2017

the cynical background chatter
of invisible birds,

terribly thin branches
tremble with buds,

red sores
on the tortured arms
of a junkie.

Howie Good is the author of The Loser’s Guide to Street Fighting, winner of the 2017 Lorien Prize from Thoughtcrime Press, and Dangerous Acts Starring Unstable Elements, winner of the 2015 Press Americana Prize for Poetry.