2004 Poetry in Eye Candy Zine: “Amber Glass Father”

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Amber Glass Father By: V.C. McCabe

Scent of scotch on
paternal breath.

Beneath my chest,
a gasp of guilt
locked in ribcage.

Psychosomatic sinew,
twisted nerve ’round
rotten apple core.

The thorn in my side:
your legacy.

Fatalist wrapped in
straitjacket sentiment.

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