Monday, 2 April 2018

Blood Poisoning by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Blood Cells by Andres Mason


Blood poisoning
is not so much about
the blood

as it is about
the poisoning

just as the poem
should be all about
the blood
of experience

and not
the supporting cast
of words

that fill things
out.

*****

Ryan Quinn Flanagan is a Canadian-born author residing in Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada with his wife and many bears that rifle through his garbage.  His work can be found both in print and online in such places as: Evergreen Review and The New York Quarterly.

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