Saturday, December 1, 2018

London and Huxley. by Mark Antony Rossi

I visited the bookstore
At the bottom of Big Ben
And bought a book from Huxley
I had never seen before

It contained his American lectures
During a college tour
I found them more thrilling
Than a double decker bus
Or nearly being kicked out
Of Westminster Abbey
For taking photographs.
It felt like I read the mind
Of God
And these lectures
My Bible
For all my days long.

Mark Antony Rossi's poetry, criticism, fiction, creative nonfiction and photography have appeared in The Antigonish Review, Anak Sastra, Bareback Magazine, Black Heart Review, Brain of Forgetting, Deep Water Literary Journal, Dirty Chai, Enclave, Expound, Farther Stars Than, Flash Fiction, Gravel, Indian Periodical,  Japanophile, Journal of Microliterature,  Kulchur Creative Journal, Mad Swirl, On The Rusk, Purple Patch, Scrivener Creative Review, Sentiment Literary Journal, Snapdragon, Syzygy Poetry Journal, The Sacrificial, Toad Suck Review, Transnational, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, Wild Quarterly and Yellow Chair Review. He is the Editor in Chief, Ariel Chart 

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