New York Tyrant

Chicken
by Brandon Hobson

Jordan Castro

Chicken <br>by Brandon Hobson</br>
Back when I was doing cocaine, we found a chicken in our yard. We weren’t sure how it got there, but it wouldn’t leave. My wife made me take a broom outside to try to scare it away.
     “It’s just a chicken,” I said.
     “You’re a chicken,” she said.

Interview for the Position of Grand Inquisitor
by Ken Baumann

Jordan Castro

1. The ability of language to comfort has eroded entirely. Words spoken now serve only to point. You’re given the material means to craft a language free of the dead weight of history. Describe its grammar.

Some Dogs I Know
by Bud Smith

Jordan Castro

  Pug — Pugs are generally short. Fat. Slow. They can't breathe. Dull teeth and bad breath. Eyes that fall out sometimes. Similar in size and temperament to a mutated regulation NFL football just sitting there wobbling. Our pug was like that, but also, she was obsessed with flipping rocks and eating whatever slimy or crunchy things were under the rocks. Our back yard fence was lined with flower beds edged from jetty rock, and spring, summer, fall, our pug walked in a continuous loop sniffing and then flipping the jetty rocks, which were almost as big as her. Under...


APRIL TYRANT: JORDAN CASTRO

Jordan Castro

APRIL TYRANT: JORDAN CASTRO

Hi everyone, The function of this post is to provide an easily accessible, organized list of everything I publish this month, for people to enjoy in the future. I will continually update it as the month goes along. Here is a similar post containing links to everything I published in December: https://nytyrant.com/blogs/new-york-tyrant-blog/december-tyrant-jordan-castro Thank you, Jordan *** Some Dogs I Know by Bud Smith, illustrations by Rae BuleriInterview for the Position of Grand Inquisitor by Ken BaumannChicken by Brandon HobsonThree Poems by Rachel B. GlaserTupac Dies in the End by Noah CiceroWET HAIR by Ben FamaOffice Day by Sarah Rose EtterI Know About Micrograms Now by Tao LinFive Poems by Sam...


Five Dreams
by Jason Fiske

Kelly Schirmann