A Foray into Metaphysics

They were trying to catch my eye as I hurried past an old tree, the abandoned pencil factory, and what was rumored to be a statue of Dr. Mengele. I’ve always marveled at how effective and disgusting the killing angels are. One even grabbed my arm. Time stopped being money and started being war-torn countries. “I’m the person you’re looking for,” he said, his voice oddly apologetic. I’m not really into cosmic things, but it’s like you don’t have a choice. That’s the whole situation upstairs. The King of Angels threw kisses to the audience from the stage, the audience clapping insanely.

Howie Good

Howie Good is the author of The Loser's Guide to Street Fighting, winner of the 2017 Lorien Prize from ThoughtCrime Press, and Dangerous Acts Starring Unstable Elements, winner of the 2015 Press Americana Prize for Poetry.