I sat at the bar
between two men
ones ear had recently
been cut off
he still wore the bandages
and the other
had one of his
eyes put out

we just sat quietly
and drank
as I wondered
if I were missing

Sugar Tobey

Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Sugar Tobey resides in Manhattan's East Village. Sugar enjoys telling stories about growing up, living and working in New York.