Parker Tettleton


What    life    is
it,     any?    Way?
Only –,    (when is never     where why is
who I am no longer)    how?


animals is killing
alcohol is killing

so is the time so
time is enough of it

i will hunt you take
you in my mouth

chew spit out the so
is if we’re making

this up it’s more
than all we have

Parker Tettleton writes more than he remembers. His work has appeared in Short, Fast, and Deadly, Mud Luscious, > kill author and elimae, among others. He blogs at

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