a sampling of Dancing with Chowski, Part 3 by Kari Rhyan

Gus sticks out his mitt
For beer money.

He’s scarred from
Elbow to wrist

On account of his

smoking a Camel
And pumping gas

A few years back.

My previous work, Standby for Broadcast–a memoir on the dangers of canned patriotism, family loyalty, and discount retail–focused on my time as a Navy nurse in Afghanistan, and has received praise from Kirkus and Blue Ink, and are widely available online.

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