NEWS FROM A DIFFERENT KIND OF FRONT, Joseph Goosey

News From A Different Kind Of Front
by Joseph Goosey

In 2010 I had an Internet sex cam problem
and now, in 2016, I just have a problem. 
The heat all rushes to the face. 
I don’t understand
why the word Internet
 is supposed to be capitalized 
but understand 
how Internet capitalizes. 
I am burning in certain areas. 
All rivers seem inaccessible. 
The kindling, the kerosene, 
once available thru shelter
has been consumed by this bacterial concept 
called self-eating. I get it: 
we’re delicious. Must it be advertised? 
Balloons float beneath my consciousness, 
of which there is very little. 
I invite strangers to events 
I’ve not yet convinced my body to attend.
Joseph Goosey lives in Southern Pines, North Carolina. He is a dropout of the MFA program at George Mason University and the author of four chapbooks.
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Barking Sycamores is a literary journal entirely edited and operated by queer neurodivergent people of color. We publish poetry, artwork, short fiction (beginning with Issue 3), creative nonfiction (beginning with Issue 8), and hybrid genre work (beginning with Issue 9) by emerging and established neurodivergent writers as well as essays on neurodiversity and literature and book reviews (beginning with Issue 10).

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