the other night
I coughed so hard
I blacked out
I enjoyed it
because for
a few seconds
I got a break

it was horrible
coming back
tho—
like being born
out of a woman’s ass

Image Credit:Nicolas Ladino Silva

Daniel J. Flore III’s poem have appeared in many publications. He is the author of three poetry books from GenZ Publishing. They are Lapping Water, Humbled Wise Men Christmas Haikus, and Home and other places I’ve yet to see.