A. S. Coomer — The Dichotomy of Existence

It’s a story full of endings;

an end to the night full of beginnings;

an original poetic sequence

of tired, worn-out cliches;

the most surreal yet

most concrete images

you ever saw;

the sweetest trumpet’s blow

marring the discordant masterwork;

the addict with clarity;

the lawyer with a heart full of conscious.

Fuck it,

you try to write

about it.


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A.S. Coomer is an avid reader, writer and taco eater. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in issues of Red Fez, Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, Literary Orphans Journal, The Quill, Blotterature, GFT Press, Flash Fiction Magazine, Oxford Magazine, Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review, Heater, The Broadkill Review, Degenerate Literature, The Merida Review, Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, Rat’s Ass Review, Thirteen Myna Birds, 101 Words, Intrinsick Magazine and Serving House Journal, to name a few.  You can find him at www.ascoomer.wordpress.com. He also runs a “record label” for poetry: www.lostlonggoneforgottenrecords.wordpress.com.