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The Acupuncturist

written by: Ryan Quinn Flanagan


The acupuncturist
kept poking holes in the ceiling
of his apartment
telling the peeling popcorn sky
that it would feel rejuvenated
20 years younger

while his wife
ran a bath upstairs
with candles

in the

why her husband
had needed the auger
from under the

in the first

Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Ryan Quinn Flanagan is a Canadian-born author residing in Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada with his other half and mounds of snow. His work can be found both in print and online in such places as: Evergreen Review, The New York Quarterly, Word Riot, In Between Hangovers, Red Fez, Horror Sleaze Trash, and The Oklahoma Review.
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