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My work both poetry and prose have appeared in The Small Press Review, Steam Ticket, Toronto Quarterly, Cafe Review, and many others. I am the founder of the Ibbetson Street Press, and I teach writing at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, and Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts.
The following work is Copyright © 2013, and owned by Doug Holder and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
I thought of my father
And years after his death
But as we all know
Jonathan Hayes is the editor and publisher of the long-running American small press literary magazine, ‘Over the Transom.’ His poetic travelogue, ‘Nippon: Drinking Sake and Staring at Fireflies in the August of Cicadas,’ was published this year by Mel C. Thompson Publishing. He lives in San Francisco, California with his wife, Yuki.
The following work is Copyright © 2013, and owned by Jonathan Hayes and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
from American Haiku
in bed with the wife,
– the alarm clock goes off!
after work walking home, watching
– old man at café table smiles and says, "perfect"
she saw the lion king in full costume standing
– smoking a cigarette on the sidewalk