Chicken Express by Thom Young

I blew her brains out
on a Sunday morning
she was reading People magazine
an article on the Bachelor
or maybe it was the Bachelorette?
I don’t remember.
sad gray blood on those plastic
smiles.
I drove to Chicken Express
and got a four piece combo with okra,
roll, and gravy.
everything was cold
by the time I got home.

thom young

Thom Young is a writer from Texas. His work has been in 3am magazine, Horror, Sleaze, and Trash, Word Riot, The Legendary, and many other places. A 2008 Million Writers Award nominee for his story Perico. His books have hit #1 in Kindle Free in Mens Adventure, Action Adventure, Western, Police Procedural, Poetry Anthologies, and Comedy. @thomyoung Instagram

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