I tell myself
I am not as fat
as I look

& it’s true

I do tell
myself that—

I am a liar
a big fat liar

the scale agrees
fuck the scale

& fuck the mirror—
nobody asked you.

Image credit:Siora Photography

I have one book of poetry published in Tucson by Moon Pony Press in 2009 titled, The Certainty of Looking Elsewhere. My poetry has been published in numerous small presses including: Dark Horse, Gargoyle, 6ix, Tor House Newsletter, The Moth.