the angry boy
the angry boy with one hand
will cut you up if you're not careful
or just because he feels like it
and don't you look him square
unless you want to fight or fuck
the cogs and screws of pity
just don't move things around here
This poem was first published in Right Hand Pointing, and on the author's blog.
Samara is a Pushcart nominee whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in Eyedrum Periodically, Anti-Heroin Chic, Eunoia Review, Plum Tree Tavern and others. She has two children, works in marketing and design, and has returned to university to complete her BA in Poetry. More at www.samarawords.com.
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