Dillinger is Dead by Howie Good

Searching

for the word

to describe

an apple tree

in bloom,

 

he discovers

a baby

in a full diaper

sitting up

in the crib

 

waving

a handgun

that glows

as if new

 

after he

paints it

bright red

with white

polka dots.

..

Bio:

Howie Good is the author of  Dangerous Acts Starring Unstable Elements, winner of the 2015 Press Americana Prize for Poetry.

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