Is probably What powdered uranium tastes like Yes She was the word floozie to a T But that word Does not rhyme with the word pain Why am I looking again at these photos We’re sleeping on some white beach at midnight Who could have taken this picture ? What an intriguing corpse I’ll make My brain loves […]
JOHN MCKERNAN is a retired comma herder after teaching forty-one years at Marshall University. His most recent book is a selected poems, Resurrection of the Dust. He has published poems in The Atlantic Monthly, The Paris Review, The New Yorker, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Journal, Antioch Review, Guernica, Field, and many other magazines and literary journals. A native of Omaha, Nebraska, he now lives—mostly—in West Virginia, where he edits ABZ Press.
Hello Zero by John McKernan
How quick you are Little wheel To appear on the page As if You were Going somewhere To me You are still That gasp of horror O or OH You think You created a clever disguise Loitering next to the number NO But I know a real alias when I see one Noose Noose Noose Return to table […]
MAYDAY Magazine: Issue 6 Fall 2012
FEATURED ARTIST José Ð Almeida Scenes of Catharsis: A Gallery NONFICTION Bobby Neel Adams The King of Sixth Street Rebecca Cook Yellow Cake Joanna L. Grisham The Stranger Bryan Paiement Reserved for the Son FICTION Tetman Callis Yttat Michelle Davis Broken Jacob Doyle If You Were the Ice Jeff Friedman Seeing Letitia Micah Dean Hicks […]
Contributor Bios for Issue 6 Fall 2012
Issue 6 Fall 2012 BOBBY NEEL ADAMS is a photographer living in New York. After getting picked up by the cops at LaGuardia Airport while he was photographing airplanes he wrote his first story, “How I Spent My Fifty-Third Birthday.” It was published with photo illustrations in DAMn Magazine (Brussels) in 2007. In 2009, Adams suffered two […]