Friday, December 3, 2010



there is a spider
crawling along the walls
of my bedroom

he circles
     goes up
     goes down

and I fear
that he will
               drop down
next to me

so I pretend
that if I close my eyes

     this will all go away

--Maxwell Baumbach makes a mean bowl of Ramen. He also edits the Heavy Hands Ink publication and has a youtube channel ( His first chapbook, "Suburban Rhythm," was published by cc&d through Scars Publications in September. It is available both as a free read and as an ISBN # book. His work has appeared a bunch of places, so google it. He calls Elmhurst, IL his home.

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