A Horror Story

It’s horrifying
shouting mid-lyric
to realise
I’m now older
than Springsteen was
when he wrote the damn thing
but rather than sporting prowess
or teenhood sexual conquests
My tales revolve around Champ
PES and Goldeneye on the N64.

Scott Cumming never considered himself to be a writer until recently, but turns out he has some stuff to say. He has been published at The Daily Drunk, Punk Noir Magazine, Versification, and Shotgun Honey. His poem, “Blood on Snow”, was voted the best of Outcast Press Poetry Things We Carry issue and his debut poetry chapbook is due for release in December. Twitter: @tummidge Website: scottcummingwriter.wordpress.com

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