Ten Pages Press is going on hiatus. Thanks for playing, y’all.
Offering 55 is now available: Table of Discontents by Russell Streur.
TABLE OF DISCONTENTS #21
Grief and fury
A continuous loop
A rock and no place
Denial of the genocide
Records are sealed
A dark film
“They will come get me now,”
the man outside the café said.
“They will torture me and I will disappear.”
Offering 54 is now available: Dada by Craig Scott.
A trust. Public. Little. Not.
Burning over its
make. For the
American deaths. In Eden. Not not.
Make America. It’s 1984.
Make mankind. Little over.
Offering 52 is now available: Heart Pie by David Mac.
beetles in your boudoir belch from your black liquid eyes
your heart’s a grey ashtray the shape of a skull
I have come here again with my bouquet of wilting flowers
I have come to lovingly break your neck
and you can hardly believe the words hissing from my mouthpiece
they are not the ones you expected
so, as I cross the room to find a vase, all that separates us is
the sound of tears from your eyes, and poison from mine
- previously appeared in Purple Patch
A new year! Here’s to another 50 e-chapbooks!
That said, offering 51 is now available: What I Did Monday by Tim Murray.
in his infinite gloom,
created man one afternoon.
Said God, “I need something
to laugh about.”