A woman with a gun, and a man
with a gun, and a child with a gun, and a dog with
a gun held between its two
We forget in which zoos foolish
humans have caused their
own mauling. A philosopher sticks
his head in the fire, so
what? Here is an earth. Here is another
earth. Here is another earth.
Edward Mullany lives in New York, where he teaches literature and writing at College of Staten Island. He grew up in Australia. He writes fiction and poetry, and is an associate editor at matchbook, an online literary journal.