I should’ve seen itunder the full moona fresh pileglistening on thecobblestone pavementof old St. Anne’s but I didn’tand now I walkwith the telltale stenchembedded in the treadsof my imitationleather sneakers J. Archer Avary (he/him) is thrilled to have new work up at the Daily Drunk. You can find his other poems and stories in Journal […]

The Home Office as Every Concert and Club Night That Should’ve Been

Hitting delete on that out of office e-mailwhile listening to dance music from the noughtiesas though you’re dropping the best effectis the new air guitar Enter your password to unlockas if you’re nailing the keyboard soloAlways need that green iconacting as an alibi Hurt your wrist on the deskdoing air drum fillsScream into your water […]

Why I Deserve the Vaccine Before Your 80-Year-Old Mom

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout ramps up across the U.S., many states are deciding how to prioritize who gets the shots. And even though most state health officials are putting the elderly ahead of younger recipients, I believe that I, a healthy 25-year-old woman, am entitled to the vaccine before your mom, an 80-year-old immunocompromised […]

The Avengers Assemble: Hand Sanitiser Edition

WARNING: some tiny MCU spoilers ahead, proceed with caution. This is the scenario: The Avengers survived Thanos and the snap and brought everyone back (well, not everyone. If you’ve been watching WandaVision you know what I mean). Anyway, in this timeline we seem to have skipped 2020-2021 (thank the Lord), so we are left with […]


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