From Speed Enforced by Aircraft
The Broadkill River Press, 2012
Red attracts children.
As a kid you never get enough of them
Finally ate my fill
All that red dye.
Richard Peabody is the author of a novella, two short story collections, and six poetry books. He is a native Washingtonian and teaches fiction writing at Johns Hopkins University, where he received the Faculty Awards for Distinguished Professional Achievement and Teaching Excellence. He is the founder and co-editor of Gargoyle Magazine and editor of twenty-one anthologies including Mondo Barbie. His collection of short stories, Blue Suburban Skies, is forthcoming from Main Street Rag Press.