—a poem by Thom Young

life is often strange
the used
car lot
with the pocket protector
dead salesman
and nicotine
like sodden trench
in France
circa 1916
he's got the deal
of a lifetime
if you're
willing to go down
under the desk
in the refurnished

Thom Young is a writer from Texas. His work has been in The Commonline Journal, 3am magazine, Crack the Spine, Word Riot, 48th Street Press, and many other places. A 2008 Million Writers Award nominee for his story Perico. He is one of Amazon's most popular poets hitting #1 in Poetry Anthologies on promotions and his latest A Little Black Dress Called Madness hit #1 Poetry in Germany.