the sun is sparkling, the rain rumbling, and we badly need some poetry...

Sunday 25 March 2012

Donal Mahoney - One Poem

Serial Killer
The puma of the will
has pounced again
This time, a doe
too slow through snow
The fangs are in
The kill’s the will’s
The stomach roars
as it devours 

the blood and gristle
in its lair
BIOGRAPHY: Donal Mahoney has worked as an editor for The Chicago Sun-Times, Loyola University Press and Washington University in St. Louis. He has had poems published in The Wisconsin Review, The Kansas Quarterly, The South Carolina Review, Commonweal, The Christian Science Monitor and a number of online publications.