burlap sacks and poetry

the poets
create prizes
win awards
one another
and it all seems
valid as
first place ribbon
for the 3-legged race
or the one where
you jump to
the finish line
in a potato sack

Rob Plath is a writer from New York. He is most known for his monster collection A BELLYFUL OF ANARCHY (Epic Rites Press 2009). His newest collection is MY SOUL IS A BROKEN DOWN VALISE (Epic Rites Press 2019). You can see more of his work at robplath.com Read other articles by Rob.