Literary Fiction poetry coming of age

Revolution 9

By Michael McCormick
Mar 8, 2021 · 39 words · 1 minute

Photo by Tom Jablonski via Unsplash.

From the author: Being a teenager is hard, but it does have its moments of wonder

Drop the needle

Kill the lights


number nine

number nine


“This must be what acid’s like?”


Her blue Marantz eyes

hot breath on my cheek


I listen for clues

and prepare for revelations

This story originally appeared in Poetica.

Michael McCormick

Mike McCormick writes literary and science fiction in his Batman pajamas