The average British man will drink 14,000 prints in his lifetime.

Daily Mail (England’s New York Post)

I’ve won early—

not a game

but I’ve won…

& what do I win?

loss on loss on loss—

a lifetime of losses—contained

in a decade


or death

as Eddie Izzard suggests—

the alternative to cake

Mark Danowsky is a Philadelphia poet, author of the poetry collection As Falls Trees (NightBallet Press), Editor of ONE ART: A Journal of Poetry, and Senior Editor at Schuylkill Valley Journal. 

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