Hibernation by Chris Butler

In the middle
of northern winters,
the only proof
that I haven’t
found death yet
is the sight
of my soulless
breath escaping
my body

in clouds
of children’s
cigarette smoke.

Chris Butler

Chris Butler is an anorexic starving artist. His latest chapbook in his Poems of Pain series, Bummer, was recently published by Scars Publications. He is also the co-editor of The Beatnik Cowboy.

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