Saturday, December 12, 2015

Corey D. Cook- A Poem

“the army captain at home”

screen door slams

seconds later
he rounds
the corner
of the house

laundry basket
lodged under
his left arm

steam rising
from cloth diapers

he approaches
the line

stand at attention

Corey D. Cook’s fourth chapbook, White Flag Raised, was released by Kattywompus Press in 2015 and is available online ( His work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in After the Pause, Akitsu Quarterly, the Aurorean, Beechwood Review, Cardinal Flower Journal, Columbia College Literary Review, Dewpoint Literary Journal, East Coast Literary Review, Lummox, Red River Review, and Yellow Chair Review. Corey edits Red Eft Review and lives in Thetford Center, Vermont.

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