kevin mazzola


She looked at me
and asked me

if it was okay to cry
and I said,

you’re an artist”,

and the tears came.


I look to my feet—
they know the way
better than I do.

Rhythmic limp
sounding like
a drunken Viking
drumming his way into battle.

I just want to go home,

wherever that is.

Kevin Mazzola is a young poet who lives in northern New Jersey. Like many other young writers he hopes to eventually make a name for himself. Check out his Facebook page for more information about him and his work.