Cobalt Blue by John Sweet

or maybe christ
dying for all the junkies of
the world was the setup, or maybe
it was the punchline?

maybe just ask the girl in the
crucifixion pose on the
bathroom floor why
her boyfriend won’t stop
                              laughing

john-sweet
john sweet, b 1968, still numbered among the living. A believer in writing as catharsis. an optimistic pessimist. Opposed to all organized religion and political parties. Avoids zealots and social media whenever possible. His latest collections include A NATION OF ASSHOLES W/ GUNS (2015 Scars Publications) and APPROXIMATE WILDERNESS (2016 Flutter Press). All pertinent facts about his life are buried somewhere in his writing.
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