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September 26, 2022

Articles by Ryan Quinn Flanagan



[Poem]

Poem

Dream Jobs Keep Dreaming (2017-07-17) poem unrhymed

"...And if someone was foolish enough to pay me..."

27 New York Chefs Standing over Primordial Soups (2017-08-14) poem unrhymed

"...knitted trains of intricate boldface patterns..."

The Television Awoken by Remote Like a Crying Child (2017-09-11) poem unrhymed

"...it would be reasonable to consult a metallic wristwatch..."

Alternate Charges (2017-10-02) poem unrhymed

"...the glow retreats, done is the day of toil..."

Bank (2017-11-06) poem unrhymed

"...Money is spent hieroglyphs to the child mind..."

Einstein Is Dead (2017-11-20) poem unrhymed

"...mating in the warring dogfight sky..."

Asset (2017-12-18) poem unrhymed

"...victory for compression sock gentrification..."

Impose Your Government, Oppose My Thumb (2018-01-15) poem unrhymed

Ryan Quinn Flanagan is a Canadian-born author residing in Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada with his other half and mounds of snow.

Those Who Find Waldo Instead of Jesus Are Hardly To Blame (2018-02-19) poem unrhymed

"...there is hope even if you disbelieve it..."

The Bombers (2018-03-19) poem unrhymed

"...They cannot be seen or heard..."

No One Looks Good in a Defamation Suit (2018-04-23) poem unrhymed

"The publishers get antsy. And you can hardly blame them..."

Fremont Street Stormtrooper (2018-05-21) poem unrhymed

"...so that you never have to stop gambling..."

I Like Detroit (2018-06-18) poem unrhymed

"Like a mouldy ragdoll..."

My Alibi (2018-07-16) poem unrhymed

"...half a world away from the rest of the sweat..."

Flemish Painting Should Not Sound Like Something Caught in Your Throat (2018-08-20) poem unrhymed

"...a wine that pairs well with the offering..."

Henri Matisse Never Painted the Chicken Dance (2018-09-03) poem unrhymed

"Ever watch the art gallery crowd trounce through a visit?..."

I can taste each one of my shortcomings (2018-09-24) poem unrhymed

"...Any love I once had for this place is gone...."

Babysitting (2018-10-01) poem unrhymed

"...he didn't just want to be another one of them..."

They Always Put the Laundry in the Basement Because Doing Laundry is Hell (2018-10-15) poem unrhymed

"...more people who want you to drown than ever think you can swim..."

Hero Sandwiches That Save the Day (2018-11-12) poem unrhymed

"...guitar solos long and scraggly as 19th century beards..."

William Golding Was a One Hit Wonder (2018-12-03) poem unrhymed

"...Just an island all alone..."

Pulling a Fast One in the Slow Lane (2018-12-24) poem unrhymed

"...There is money in my pocket which greatly reduces instances of famine..."

His Lead Man Flaked (2019-01-07) poem unrhymed

"...The actresses he hired jumped a bus out of town..."

Last Night I Dreamt Giraffes Back into the Wild (2019-01-28) poem unrhymed

"Any man who can't save himself can certainly promise to save others..."

Interpretive Dance for the New Moon (2019-02-11) poem unrhymed

"...The ballet is silly because I prefer to dance by myself..."

Shamrock Crew (2019-03-04) poem unrhymed

"...did favours for the Sicilian mob..."

Peeling Oranges, Onions and Pavement in the Sun (2019-04-22) poem unrhymed

"...the decay of hope like worms in the garden..."

Bobby Milk & Nose Whiskey (2019-05-20) poem unrhymed

"...Scorsese broke kneecaps in the name of realism..."

Romeo and Juliet (After Kids) (2019-06-17) poem unrhymed

"...the way you vacuum the carpet in acute angles..."

As Bikini Tops Jiggle and Lawn Mowers Reign Supreme (2019-07-15) poem unrhymed

"...and sweet cricket song..."

ALL THOSE PAVEMENTS (2020-06-29) poem unrhymed

"...LOOK THERE AT THAT CRACK!..."

Ugly Wolf Spider (2020-07-27) poem unrhymed

"...We all kill so easily, don't we?..."

When Half the Football Team Was on Steroids (2020-08-24) poem unrhymed

"...everyone did nothing but grow bitter..."

A Single Grey Waffle Shirt (2020-09-21) poem unrhymed

"...Old habits don't die until bad ones do..."

Cottage Country (2020-10-19) poem unrhymed

"Do you ever see things in the carpet..."

Recycle Bin Baby (2020-11-02) poem unrhymed

"...unforgiving Canadian winter..."

Kill Scenester (2020-11-16) poem unrhymed

"Before I even turn on my computer..."

"You're in a State" (2020-12-14) poem unrhymed

"...Please don't let it be Ohio!..."

ARE YOU WENDY? (2021-01-11) poem unrhymed

"...Realize I am getting this second hand..."

Seeing Other People (2021-02-08) poem unrhymed

"...what they had was real as the moon in the sky..."

Groucho, by Default (2021-03-08) poem unrhymed

"...he said that Karl was not a Marx brother..."

Action (2021-04-05) poem unrhymed

"...hit me all the way down the street..."

Beat a Kid Over the Head with a Hammer and they Call You a Problem Child (2021-05-03) poem unrhymed

"...that first time I got the better of my bully..."

Fairy Floss (2021-06-14) poem unrhymed

"...you begin to see the rollercoaster in everything..."

Paper Trail (2022-01-31) poem unrhymed

"...this back basement that has never held bodies in it..."

Magic Show (2022-02-28) poem unrhymed

"...That way she makes you fall in love..."

Hay Wire (2022-03-28) poem unrhymed

"...how the sudden spark of your words could ignite..."

He took (2022-04-25) poem unrhymed

"...big as the buildings all around him..."

He says (2022-05-23) poem unrhymed

"...I ask him about the last time he's been anywhere..."

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