Wonderland
Poetry

Wonderland

“Attractions for adults,” a wooden fence, lewd youngsters at the knotholes. A scene long-repeated at amusement parks. I prefer more private forms of pleasure— subtle things, small, that only lead to excess over time. The look that becomes the stare. I need only one thrill ride. The touch that becomes the embrace. How you press … Continue reading

Derelict
Poetry

Derelict

the hills are steep, bumpy, and the car overburdened. line of traffic behind you incensed you can’t get over 30 in a 45. all it takes is one thing, a bad song on the radio, raised voice, a popped balloon to push you into the ditch. you wonder if an ambulance would ever come. Robert … Continue reading

room w/ a view
Poetry

room w/ a view

through the bars i can see the river yellow and boiling when i question this they give me a shot and i sleep Robert Beveridge makes noise (xterminal.bandcamp.com) and writes poetry just outside Cleveland, OH. He has recent/upcoming appearances in: Chiron Review, Poetry Breakfast, and Random Sample Review, among others. Continue reading