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Regarding the Company I Keep lolling about with a son of night basking in the chilly glow of his black humor thinking how profound is the one who goes beyond simple cigarette and coffee into the heart of all cynicism, tolls its death wish out through black marble eyes marveling at the way he waits and waits until the sun slips away from this 16th street dive and what little light there is is at once milky and bloody in awe of the arch of his body, the hard hammer of his invisible core, how he holds his hands aloft to celebrate these tools of his grim trade, before oozing through the door onto the willing streets honest enough to nudge aside my worthless sophistication for his midnight undertow, primeval as the volcano crack of storms, of new dark forests jutting up through earth like spears, this one out to make dark sculpture from the formless mass of all that once was good in me

Black Fox Literary Magazine Issue #3  

The Winter Issue of Black Fox Literary Magazine featuring new fiction, poetry, non-fiction and photography.

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