hints and allegations / howie good

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art: “happiness’ by fabio sassi

You know how you catch a glimpse of yourself in a store window when you’re out and about? Well, I’ve got scars and stuff up and down my body. All these years later, I still have difficulty talking about it. I’m not afraid of dying, no. It’s just that there are demolished houses, overgrown paths – things no one is able to convincingly explain. I keep thinking, “This has to stop,” but it doesn’t, ever. Just this morning, I found a dead robin covered in ants beneath the feeder


Howie Good is the author of The Loser’s Guide to Street Fighting, winner of the 2017 Lorien Prize. His latest collection is I’m Not a Robot from Tolsun Books. He co-edits the journals UnLost and Unbroken and the chapbook publisher White Knuckle Press with Dale Wisely.

Fabio Sassi makes acrylics and photos using tiny objects and discarded stuff. He enjoys taking the everyday and ordinary and framing it in a different way. Fabio lives in Bologna, Italy. His work can be viewed at http://www.fabiosassi.foliohd.com