Michael Igoe, city boy, neurodiverse, Chicago now Boston. Numerous works appear in journals and anthologies (available at amazon.com, lulu.com, barnesandnoble.com). Regular contributor to Spare Change News (Cambridge MA) and feversofthemindpress.com. Instructor at Boston University Center for Psych Rehab.
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They Made Their Way
If animals are rabid by our calculations, somehow required, is restrained action. They remain in line with uniform belief. Lives that pass swiftly In a feeling of release: locating the cigarettes in the half empty pack. Their polka dot women walked on the parkland. They turned heads they needi to see, the coast is clear.
It's a well known custom denial of the virgin bride. Brides are aghast and sentient, avoiding a section of the skies. She's holding forth as to reasons why, she appears sickly behind the scenes. In any mumber of gowns the ones certified surefire. In a month they're splattered, by the strange and crazy rain.