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Todd Mercer

Is This Thing On?

The same way my parents assumed I never listened
before I became just like them, I’ll assume you hear me
clearer than you seem to, my impassable, beloved child.

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.

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.

Todd Mercer

My Other Ride’s Your Mom

read the T-shirt of the neighborhood guy
who topped out a high school football hero,
my change pushed under bulletproof glass.

 

Todd Mercer, winner of the Woodstock Writers Festival’s Flash Fiction contest, appears in Apocrypha and Abstractions, Blue Collar Review, Cease Cows, Dunes Review, Eunoia Review, 50-Word Stories, The Lake, Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Postcard Poems and Prose and Right Hand Pointing.