Back after a miss
and gathering in masses
they assemble for blood

_______________________I was there when the buildings fell

________________It’s a knife
she said
________________there is no spiritual connotation

The vacancy has yet to be filled
________________whilst we walk
________________________________in straight lines
________________________________________________as we’re told

Although holes
and steadily appear


CALVIN PENNIX is an educator and creator living in southern California with his wife and two children. His first project, Grounds, was published by Argotist Books in 2011. Calvin has had two other full length projects published – Around/About (Differentia Press 2012) and On Reaction (Differentia Press 2013). Other works of Calvin have been published by Upstairs at Duroc, Unlikely Stories, Certain Circuits, Otoliths and Counterexample Poetics among others.