Don’t Cry Over Spilt Oil by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

that’s the price of doing business
in much the same way prostitutes get roughed up
and write it off as a hazard
of the profession

the birds, yes I see the birds
and the beaches, what if the tourists
don’t come?

That is the only real concern isn’t it?
The money.  The economy.

The business of business
is more business,
I don’t know what to
tell you.

The rich getting richer…
you know all the


Ryan Quinn Flanagan presently resides in Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada with an acute case of cabin fever after another long Canadian winter. He dreams of warm places and warmer women.


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