Archive for March 27th, 2010

By Philip Ledford

i’ve been sending a lot of submissions out by email since i got my new computer.

i can hear all the poems at the typewriter saying ‘damn it, he’s using that computer again!’

‘he’s forgotten us again!”

‘forsaken! we’ve been forsaken!”

i even heard one say ‘screw him, all he writes is shit.’

so now i peck out all my poems on my typewriter first.

and type them into the computer later.

all my poems are much happier this way.

even the ones i compress into jagged balls and jump shoot into the trashcan smile the whole way to the can.

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