Joseph Goosey

MY SKIN DRIES RIDICULOUS: A POEM IN WHICH I FIND DIFFICULTY READING A NOVEL THAT IS SET IN 1859 WRITTEN BY ANYONE LIVING IN PORTLAND WHO WEIGHS UNDER 224 POUNDS

Oh this and other wages
I am surmountable and then some
To wear white is to be horse
To wear black is to have knowledge
Of certain privileged skies I balked
At the notion of Buddhism
Primarily because the prof rode his bike to class
While wearing a really expensive helmet
Though I knew he lived super close
To campus I thought
The money you spent on that helmet
Could've gone a lot further
In your next life


Joseph Goosey failed out of the MFA program at George Mason University. He is currently stuck in Jacksonville, Florida and to make money he reads court records. His most recent thing called WE, THE INSTITUTIONALIZED can be read at notapunkrockpress.com

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