Eric Burke


Children's Protective Services

As if art
were a talisman,

we watch The Magic Flute
and wait.

Fragment in a Foreign Language

Other people's power — the hot sun — pleasant and credentialing

The Axis of Evil

He constructed in his mind
one of those one-man roadside attractions:

Journalism, Science, American Evangelical Christianity

Eric Burke works as computer programmer in Columbus, Ohio. More of his work can be found in elimae, Right Hand Pointing, Alba, JMWW, Tipton Poetry Journal, Otoliths, nibble, Haibun Today and miller's pond. Work is forthcoming in The Driftwood Review, Heavy Bear and Counterexample Poetics. Read his blog at http://www.anomalocrinus.blogspot.com/.

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