There’s an asshole at the end
of the table. Someone shoot
him, please.

There’s one at every table,
everywhere I go. I wish
I was packing.

I’d plug the hole with metal,
breathe easier
with the trigger pulled.

Sonya Groves is a teacher of English and History in San Antonio. She has published a short story in the Abydos Education Journal and has been a conference presenter at the East Carolina University Multi-Cultural Literature Review Conference. She has poetry published in over 20 journals, recent examples including La Noria Literary Journal, From the Depths, and nin. Currently, she is pursuing her Master’s degree in English at Our Lady of the Lake University.
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