The power of positive thinking - Patrick Powers
Sometimes I take solace in knowing that every fracking baron,
the compositions of Johann Strauss II,
the skyscrapers of Mumbai,
Home Depot, monster trucks, concrete
poetry, reality TV, political pundits, megachurches
the Great Pacific garbage patch nothing
it all, and the sun
like an old Nigerian toad.
Immortality is a broken chord
on a harp
made of fool‘s gold.
M.P. Powers was born in Illinois, lived most of his life in various parts of Florida, but now lives in Berlin, Germany. He is the editor of 11 Mag, and has been published recently in Red Fez, Chiron Review, Slipstream and others. He tweets here: @mppowers1132 And his blog can be found here: https://mppowers.wordpress.com/