Shaun Gannon

in the hospital

whatever my grandmother smells like
is probably cancer

she wanted me to sneak her a Prairie Schooner
from the vending machine
I said grandma I don’t know what that is
and she said oh they must not have candy here
my sister was crying

what’s a Prairie Schooner

Shaun Gannon is the author of the ebook Casual Glory; or, Macaulay Culkin Does Nothing (Pangur Ban Party, 2010). Originally from Indiana, he is currently studying in the MFA program at the University of Maryland, College Park. He blogs at The Timeworn What.

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