“Why don't you write about me!”
she wailed from the bed as he sat
before his desk, lost in reverie.
Without looking up, he replied:
“My dear, it is true, you are
the million-dollar beast —
deserving of a novel, at least!
But she—my beggar, my gypsy,
my thief—was priceless.”
Matt Dennison is the author of Kind Surgery, from Urtica Press (Fr.), and Sunflower,
upcoming from Main Street Rag. His work has appeared in Rattle, Bayou Magazine,
Redivider, Natural Bridge, The Spoon River Poetry Review and Cider Press Review,
among others. He has also made short films with Michael Dickes, Swoon, Marie Craven
and Jutta Pryor.