Show and Tell

Weird Patty had her hand puppet—

white sock without the eyes,

black-markered mouth,

a never-seeing stare.

I make her keep me company,

one of them growled,

but none could say

which one.



Aaron Sandberg has his alarm clock song set to “Them Bones.” His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in No Contact, I-70 Review, Alien Magazine, The Shore, Space and Time, West Trade Review, Asimov’s, The Offing, Sporklet, Right Hand Pointing, Monday Night, and elsewhere. A Pushcart and Best of the Net nominee, you can see him—and his poetry posts—on Instagram @aarondsandberg.

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