Carcinogenic Poetry: Top Ten No. 10

Working Man

which means
i’m part of the
walking dead

haunted by
graveyard shifts
and black Mondays

where the nightmare
of labor
becomes the reality
of a life time . . .

Steve Calamars lives in TX. His first collection of short stories, Six Years of Relative Happiness, is available from Calliope Nerve Media and LuLu.

Carcinogenic Poetry: Top Ten crystallizes the journal between 2009 and 2015, sharing the most read posts to date. Presented from final poem to the top of the set, Steven’s poem was published on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, and was the most read post at Carcinogenic Poetry.