Cajun Mutt Press Featured Writer 06/03/20


I played a run of low
notes on my bass,
slid my left hand
up, added a little
vibrato and then
walloped a low
E that rumbled
through the wood
and into my stomach
where it nestled
and nourished
just like
that burrito
I had for lunch.

©2020 Dave O’Leary All rights reserved.


Dave O’Leary is a writer and musician living in Seattle. He’s had two novels published (The Music Book, Booktrope, 2014 and Horse Bite, Infinitum, 2011) and has had prose and poetry featured in, the Portland Book Review, Vamp Cat Magazine, Turnpike Magazine, Line Rider Press, and Cajun Mutt Press. Both of his novels featured poetry mixed in with the prose, and now he is at work on his first full-length collection of poetry.

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