Richard P. Locke is a linguist
currently researching the regional dialects of Ohio. He has had poetry
appear in fruit and is now working on a poetic translation of Old
English maxims. He splits his time between Columbus and his home in the
Berkshires where he hosts a writing workshop at the NecroLyceum.
We tumble from the bar
like only live music can,
smelling like the ass-end
of Mexico, debating poetry.
You say it's like a pot-belly stove.
I say it's more like a brothel.
at the bottom of our pretension says
it is more like one
in the other.