Parker Tettleton – 2 poems


I am as smart as the smart parts of me

Greg Sherl
    is dying
He is but
    he’s dry
& well-haired,
for anything
    not in Newark

Greg Sherl
    is headless,
raping Newark
    by yellow strips
of stewardesses
    & I’ll kiss
anyone to know
    if they’re in season



Nine One-Ways Once Upon A Time

Things are
with your name
    in the dark

Someone nearby



Parker Tettleton’s work has appeared in DOGZPLOT, > kill author, elimae & Mud Luscious, among other places. His chapbook SAME OPPOSITE is available from Thunderclap Press. Find more of his work here.



About gobbet

gobbet is a literary magazine dedicated to publishing the very best experimental poetry and prose. Intellectual perversity and explorations of dark themes are positively encouraged. We are only interested in work that is progressively experimental. We want to see risks, and we want to see them pay. No previously published work. Prose should not be longer than 1000 words. There are always exceptions. Send 3-5 poems. Include a short bio. Send submissions to Work will be published every 5-10 days. We also intend to publish anthologies of selected work published in gobbet. We will do our best to reply promptly. Most submissions will receive a decision within a month.
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