Giley Corey

Poetry P. Scott Cunningham

In Massachusetts, they made a pile of stones
to lay, one by one, onto his chest.
With each stone they placed, they asked,
like game show hosts, Do you confess?

When he refused to respond, they got angry
like plainclothes cops taking off their jackets.
Do you understand the stakes, Giles?
Do you  [...]

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Issue 25

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25

Winter 2017

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P. Scott Cunningham lives in Miami, where he serves as the poetry editor of the Miami Rail, the director of O, Miami, and the Executive Editor of Jai-Alai Books. His work has appeared in The Awl, Harvard Review, and Tupelo Quarterly.

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