This is all I ever wanted, really: to be Lou Reed, tripping on disco biscuits, holding all of history rapt in a mirrorball shadow.
unwrapping her lover’s gift
from its damasked bandages
Joshua St. Claire is an accountant from a small town Pennsylvania who works as a financial director for a large non-profit. His poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Lana Turner, Sugar House Review, Burningword Literary Journal, Allium, and Ligeia Magazine, among others. His work has appeared in the Dwarf Stars Anthology and he is the winner of the Gerald Brady Memorial Senryu Award and the Trailblazer Award.