Saturday, March 23, 2019

Gory Details by K.W. Peery

In September
of 86
Scary Larry
McGreggor
buried three
greedy bankers
just eight miles
Southeast of
Birch Tree
Missouri
N' while
their bodies
were never
discovered
ole Larry
kept his
bases
covered
Until lung
cancer
caught up
with him
and he
confessed
all the
gory details
from a
morphine drip
deathbed
in room
number
twelve
at the
Las Palmas
Hotel
in Hollywood








About K.W. Peery:

Americana songwriter and Kansas-City-based storyteller K.W. Peery is the author of eight poetry collections: 
Tales of a Receding Hairline; Purgatory; Wicked Rhythm; Ozark Howler; Gallatin Gallows; 
Howler Holler; Bootlegger’s Bluff; Cockpit Chronicles. 


His work is included in the Vincent Van Gogh Anthology Resurrection of a Sunflower, 
The Cosmic Lost and Found: An Anthology of Missouri Poets (Spartan Press), 
Best of Mad Swirl Anthology 2018 and the Walsall Poetry Society Anthology, Diverse Verse II & III. 

Peery’s work has been published in The Main Street Rag, Chiron Review, San Pedro River Review, 
The Gasconade Review, Big Hammer, Blink Ink, Rusty Truck, Mad Swirl, Veterans Voices Magazine, 
Outlaw Poetry, Mojave River Review, The Asylum Floor, Horror Sleaze Trash, Ramingo's Porch, 
From Whispers to Roars, Culture Cult Magazine, The Rye Whiskey Review, Drinkers Only Magazine, 
Under The Bleachers, The Dope Fiend Daily, Stanzaic Stylings Literary Ezine and Apache Poetry. 


Credited as a lyricist and producer, Peery's work appears on more than twenty studio albums over the past decade.


Website: www.kwpeery.com

2 comments:

  1. I have always enjoyed the story-telling techniques of Kevin's poems

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