An Illustrated Book of Neglected Nostalgia by Richard J. Fleming

Back to the basics had a certain derogatory appeal. I wanted it certified in wallpaper paste, spelled out on a duotone horizon of a penny postcard. But the Boss had a problem with your application. You didn’t use authentic, black India ink; and it ran across the page like a bandwidth across the curve of a historical axis. In the resultant solar vacuum, an electoral dawn was only a click away. Did the possessed trumpet trigger cynical alarm? No copyright on anonymous content.

Richard J. Fleming is a survivor of three Chicago blizzards. He has recently had poetry published in Right Hand Pointing, The Rusty Nail, Inkwell Mag, Curio, Otoliths, Rain, Party & Disaster Society, One Sentence Poems, Unbroken, Poetry Super Highway, Rattle, Stoneboat Journal, Slipstream, Hotel Amerika & Sugar House Review. Right Hand Pointing published his first chapbook, Aperture. White Knuckle Press published his second, Give my Regards to Amway.