“Appeasement”, “Lament of the One-Wish Djinn” and “The Last Earth Day (22 April 2112)”

In Poetry Issue Nine by Douglas Borer

Appeasement What you did wasn’t so bad so you told yourself as you stood in the garage, waiting for hope. Hope for appeasement by an ex-best friend but the rusting white chariot that slowed then accelerated was Tundra not Tacoma No, you’re right, it was terrible to live without love in small rooms with flawed creations, the trivial handiwork of a dream gone bad Do you know the grail is …

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