Staring at the darkness with my glasses on only to see a premonition for my future: the way unkissed lips bite at the night, fingers stinking of pennies rolled alone on Sunday mornings, ears tasting the blackness, which sounds the same as an empty chair during breakfast, and my snoring ruining no one else's dreams.
Richard LeDue (he/him) lives in Norway House, Manitoba, Canada. He has been published both online and in print. He is the author of nine books of poetry. His latest book, “It Could Be Worse,” was released by Alien Buddha Press in May 2023.