A man walking. A dog barking. The man's head is on fire. The world is on fire. The fire is on fire. The fire burns unevenly down one side of the man's lapel. The man is naked. The man glows from... More > within, red razor slash smile, concrete eyes. The man is gone, and a moon appears. It rises quickly and disappears. A tree is barking. The woman's eyes are taped with black electrical tape Xs. She looks for the man, then leaves with the trees. The fire has missed her somehow. The dog is barking at god. God is on fire. These words are on fire. You are on fire.
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First published in 2011, this is dark poetry dealing with my grief over the loss of my wife. It also includes some surreal, whimsical and even humorous work. It's not all dark and dreary! Revised... More > 2013 for aesthetics.< Less
About Ronald Ray
“A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.” Franz Kafka