For Entertainment Purposes Only

coney
It was this
sublime directive,
engineered by a cooperative
of amusement parks
around the world,
that fronted
a mysterious new wave
of emptiness,
through which initiates
annuled their ghosts
to the spectacle
and darkened marvels
of extinction.

 

(Photo by Anthony Distefano)

About John Biscello

Originally from Brooklyn, NY, writer, poet, spoken word performer, and playwright, John Biscello now lives in Taos, New Mexico. He is the author of three novels: Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale, Raking the Dust, and Nocturne Variations, and a collection of stories, Freeze Tag. His fiction and poetry has appeared in: Art Times, nthposition, The Wanderlust Review, Ophelia Street, Caper, Polyphony, Dilate, Militant Roger, Chokecherries, Farmhouse, BENT, The 555 Collective, Instigator, Brass Sopaipilla, The Iconoclast, Adobe Walls, Kansas City Voices, and the Tishman Review. His blog--Notes of an Urban Stray--can be read at johnbiscello.blogspot.com. Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale was named Underground Book Reviews 2014 Book of the Year.
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2 Responses to For Entertainment Purposes Only

  1. Watt says:

    I love this!

    Liked by 1 person

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