Wednesday, October 24, 2018

"Now Playing" By Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Apparently
it is “weird” to stand
with all the mothers
at the playground
behind their happy children 
and say:
“Now Playing”

in that sultry leather dominatrix voice
introducing the previews
“at a theatre near you”

that same sudden gun range voice 
you find flea collar
reassuring

as though Donald Sutherland
is selling arms to legs
in a bid to reunite the human
body.



About Ryan Quinn Flanagan: 

Ryan Quinn Flanagan is a Canadian-born author residing in Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada with his wife and many bears that rifle through his garbage.  His work can be found both in print and online in such places as: Evergreen Review, The New York Quarterly, Horror Sleaze Trash, In Between Hangovers, The Dope Fiend Daily, and The Oklahoma Review

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