Contributions by John Venturella

Issue 7 | Summer 2010

The Jolly Tinker

By | Poetry

I build a rocket from beer bottles and rose petals – light the fuse – almost explode to the stratosphere – sputter out freefall – fireball into the Bronx on a 100° day when the streets smell like hot garbage in a stew of falafel; subway screeches are the upholstery needle fingers of a lover …