God’s a Phone, Maybe

God’s a Phone, Maybe

…say God’s a phone, maybe. You know you didn’t order a phone, but there it is. It rings. You don’t know who it could be. You don’t want to talk, so you pull out the plug. It rings. You smash it with a hammer till it bleeds springs and...
The writing on the  wall

The writing on the wall

Silence like a cancer grows And the people bowed and prayed To the neon god they made. And the sign flashed out its warning, In the words that it was forming, And the signs said, ‘The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls And tenement halls, And...