Hugh Blanton combs poems out of his hair during those moments he can steal away from his employer's loading dock. He has appeared in The American Journal of Poetry, The Rye Whiskey Review, and other places. He lives in San Diego, California.
"...They've won the war against
the apparatus of assimilation..."
"...We needed each other for survival..."
"...there's no secret handshake..."
"...It was his last refuge..."