Jacob Rivers: They told him that he was either going to jail or going to die from an overdose

The cool edge of the water is just beyond reach, and we’re paddling swiftly to share with you this poem by Jacob Rivers [>>], “They told him that he was either going to jail or going to die from an overdose”:

This poem originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our storeRead on!

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Storm Cellar 4.2 contributor Sea Sharp‘s poem “The Tallgrass Shuffles” appears in The Pushcart Prizes XLI, out this month [powells link] — have a gander!

pushcartxliSea Sharp - two poems[sample]Sea Sharp - The Tallgrass Shuffles[4]

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