Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Homemade Tenor by Stephanie Smith

I built a monster
out of straw and toilet paper
It sang like Pavarotti
in his living years
and looked like the pope
upon his death

One day he had unraveled himself
and the crows came and tore him apart…

I miss my homemade tenor

Author bio:

Stephanie Smith is a poet and writer living in Scranton, Pennsylvania. hHer work has appeared in such publications as EVISCERATOR HEAVEN, GUTTER ELOQUENCE, THE HORROR ZINE, and PAPER CROW.