BP Penitence

by Kevin Heaton

Below briny, subterranean
throes, botched
                    Caesarean sections
and unsutchered
                              spleen ruptured
methane bile emissions
pressure build into
cardiovascular explosions
of apathy regret.

Kevin Heaton lives in South Carolina and is from Oklahoma, where he published Country Music. He has recently completed his first full volume of poetry, entitled Harahey, and his work has been published in Foliate Oak, Counterexample Poetics, Right Hand Pointing, Grey Sparrow Journal, Sacred Journey, Elimae, Calliope Nerve, Nerve Cowboy, Heavy Hands Ink, and others.

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