3 O’CLOCK APPOINTMENT, Matthew Armagost

3 o'clock Appointment
by Matthew Armagost

Now I'm no doctor, Doctor,
 so please stop me
  if I'm off base,
   but there's something 
    that must be 
     Addressed, 
something I need
 off my chest:

You tell me
 there's something 
  wrong with the way 
   that I think;
    That my logic has become faulty; 
That there must be
     “A Wire Crossed,”
     “A Short Circuit,”
     “A Blown Fuse,”
     “A Loose Screw.”
So tell me then,
 if I agree,
  doesn't that mean
   that I'm
          Actually Alright? 
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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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