Secret Troubles

by Howie Good

Winter moths batter
the porch light,

an impatient sound,

as if your dead father
were downstairs

drumming his fingers
on the scarred table.

Howie Good is the author of the full-length poetry collections Lovesick (Press Americana, 2009), Heart With a Dirty Windshield (BeWrite Books, 2010), and Everything Reminds Me of Me (Desperanto, 2011), as well as 24 print and digital poetry chapbooks.

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