By Christopher Rey Pérez 

Published 7/25/2014

it’s damp
and thick

piss
grows
seemly in the
CORNER I
toss
wads
make
a prayer chew
purple
gum
I finger
the trigger

tuesday

I draw up POSTCOLONIES

we’ll live in balculcult el chingón
says
in balculcult
the orphans
don’t know
elvis

the most romantic
thing you could tell
your girlfriend
is I was a revolutionary not
one of those guys with
10 fingers

and good tobacco but one
of those guys moms panfry their
daughters
on


 

  Photo by Gareth Bunting

Photo by Gareth Bunting

Christopher Rey Pérez's drawings and long poem, On the Heels of Our Enemies, is out from 98Editions in Beirut. His writing appears inBetter: Culture & LitThe Brooklyn RailShoppinghour, and Makhzin. Currently, he lives in Mexico, where he's a 360 Xochi Quetzal fellow. In August, he will return to Palestine.  
(Updated Jul. 2014)