Random Violence

R. Gerry Fabian

Inside a messy milkweed moment,
a pistol exploding voice
fires random volleys
and with elephant grace reloads.                                    

The step-daughter orphan
who is a distant relative
to our sacred shadow sigh
ducks quietly into oblivion.


About the Author

R. Gerry Fabian is a retired English instructor.  He has been publishing poetry since 1972 in various poetry magazines. His web page is https://rgerryfabian.wordpress.com. He is the editor of Raw Dog Press. His novels, Memphis MasqueradeGetting Lucky (The Story) and published poetry book, Parallels, are available at Smashwords and all other ebook stores.