Cajun Mutt Press Featured Writer 02/07/20


an inch beyond a scream

it’s too quiet
deep in the night
somewhere past 3am
but well before

i long for that
silver red crease
slipping along
the eastern horizon
a thin line
that announces
life for another day

blood stains
have been painted
carpet replaced

i leave the bullet holes
as a reminder
that a perfect
life can end without

©2020 Jck Hnry All rights reserved.

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Jack Henry is a California based poet hiding out in the high desert. After a ten-year hiatus from writing, Jack has returned and has recently been published in Winamop, Red Fez, Dope Fiend Daily, Bold Monkey, Horror Sleaze Trash, Rusty Truck, Smoking Typewriter, Raven Cage, Poetic Diversity, Fearless (upcoming), Dissident Voice (Upcoming), and Misfits Magazine (Upcoming). There are several chapbooks and two full-length books, With The Patience of Monuments (NeoPoesis Press) and Crunked (Epic Rites), and there is that Heroin Love Songs journal he produces from time to time.

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