Gingerbread House Lit Mag

Audrey Trotter is Dead

Her name like almost falling,
she nonetheless
in every

rerun catches, steels herself,
glares bullets
at the world’s

chumps
and sticks it to
gravity in high heels.

Mark Jackley

 
Mark Jackley’s new chapbook is Appalachian Night, available free from the author by emailing chineseplums@gmail.com. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Natural Bridge, Fifth Wednesday, Sugar House Review, Talking River and other journals. He lives in Sterling, VA.

Photo:  Publicity still, The Postman Always Rings Twice, public domain

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