stay away from sex
& please no road trips
& no train stations
At least we’ll always have the river.
Eric Lochridge’s debut full-length poetry collection is forthcoming from FutureCycle Press in 2022. He is author of three poetry chapbooks: Born-Again Death Wish, Real Boy Blues, and Father’s Curse, and editor of After Long Busyness: Interviews with Eight Heartland Poets. His poems appear in DIAGRAM, Okay Donkey, Kissing Dynamite, Slipstream, and many other publications. He lives in Bellingham, Washington. Find him on Twitter @ericedits and at ericedits.wordpress.com.