By Tim Neil
We think skeletons are cool
because we are so used, so wrung
out. They almost seem lucky,
so dead, so skinny, so peacefully sleeping.
Tim Neil is an actor, writer, and teaching artist from Baltimore, MD. Their work has appeared in Washington Square Review, Los Angeles Review, Ligeia and Grub Street.
by James Reidel
... of having to look but do not touch, even / though he could feast his eyes upon her flesh every time she / bared it to nurse the thing ...
by Candace Hartsuyker
... It becomes a comforting routine. Paddled brushes. Shiny hair. Our arms, so heavy and tired. We take turns. Gentle fingers untangle snarls of hair ...