smokin’ in the alleyway
moonlit dancin’ shoes
garlic ginger waltz
old man in the dining hall
says it’s not his fault
cursed if you go out to play
blessed if you stay home
stingin’ nettle song
bright eyed baby lookin’ up
wonderin’ what went wrong
Brett Randell is a writer and musician who loves to play in regular venues, on rooftops, at yoga festivals, in bars, living rooms, and beyond. He is currently working on a novel while part of The Book Project at The Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop. Brett’s writing has appeared in Stain’d Magazine, Interkors, and The Blue Lake Review.
This poem is from our first print collection
of poetry, “Thought For Food”, an anthology
benefiting Denver Food Rescue. To support
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