Chris Toll

Two Poems

What the Wind Told Me

Something is hungry to be born,
something must die
– and what has to die doesn’t want to
and is vicious.

Monday Morning
(Old World Blues)

for David Beaudouin

Jesus wears a crown of stars
as he stamps out massacres
on an assembly line in the War Factory.

Chris Toll’s book Be Light was published by Apathy Press in 2006. His chapbook I’ll Be the Invisible Girl Till the Day I Die was published in This PDF Chapbook by PGP in 2007. He co-curates the Upward Spiral reading series in Baltimore.

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