On the Way Back from the Bar

by Ike Lang

Mercado by Benjamin Malay

I don’t have anyone to talk to
he said
without using those words.
“I have a beautiful place in Hawaii”
he said
meaning he would die in that
cluttered apartment.
Live by the sword.

Ike Lang stays awake at night wondering where all the aliens are.

Benjamin Malay works in a variety of mediums to create deeply personal images of people and places, embracing imperfect memory and fleeting life. Influenced by patterns of the natural world, he is most inspired by the spontaneous use of available materials. He is the sole proprietor of a fine art framing business in Seattle, Washington. www.benjaminmalay.com

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