Thursday, August 16, 2018

Asbach. by Mark Antony Rossi







The girl that got away
I let go

The romance of air flight
Was Far stronger

And though I missed
Her dark hair

I missed
The blue skies more

And how it received
My anxious body

High above
The highest clouds

Mother Earth
Is most boring

And My loft
An empty library

Where I smoke
And write

And baptize
my disappointment

In German brandy.




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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