italic troubles, a war of sorts
chickens peck dust
this or that can't be trusted to swine
delight is as mud
the slippery slope to here
basis of government
basis of m(ire)
A former lifeguard, Avery E.D.
Burns is an open-water swimmer currently contemplating swimming Alcatraz
and the Golden Gate on the same weekend. His book The Idler Wheel
is from Manifest Press. Poems from this work have appeared in Inscape,
Kenning, Ribot, and Syllogism; and in an interview
by Sarah Rosenthal at BayAreaCitySearch's Local Howler column. Avery
edits the magazine lyric& and runs the Canessa Park Reading
Series in S.F.