Decompressing one shower curtain at a time,
just as "new carpet smell" is another way of saying
there's an agoraphobe in need of a housewarming.
Mayday an epoch, progress before rooftop, epistolary
the relationship we've yet to reverse engineer. I am
the science of my weakest link, value-added oven mitts,
insomnia the best time to befriend a phone psychic
between grasp and grip. If you’re anything like me
you Ziploc tomorrow the night before.
My star chart has Brillo rescinded all over it.
Jonathan Riccio studied viola performance at Oberlin College and the Cleveland Institute of Music. An MFA candidate at the University of Arizona, his work has appeared in Waxwing, Qwerty, Paper Nautilus, Redivider and The Writing Disorder, among others. He resides in Tucson.
Future Girls with Bikinis
beneath Bruce Springsteen Tees
According to Science
Because I’m Bad Ass and
I Said So
The Area Code for ESP
Boatship: Port Layout Gossips
Embody the State of the World