Victor Clevenger hopes for the more exciting side of death, as he spends his days in a Madhouse and his nights writing poetry. His latest poetry collections include Congenital Pipe Dreams (Spartan Press, 2017), Sandpaper Lovin’ (Crisis Chronicles Press, 2017) and tom farris is my brother (CWP Collective Press, 2017).

The More Exciting Side of Death

the women were all songbirds; I wanted every goddamn one