Who you callin’ a bender? — Roy Duffield

They
saw
a
dog.
They
wanted
its
knees
to
bend
the
same
way
as
theirs
so
they
broke
that
dog’s
legs.

***

Roy Duffield
is the art editor over at Anti-Heroin Chic, a winner of the Robert Allen Micropoem Contest, 2021, and his poems are known to frequent the likes of the Ink Sac (Cephalopress), The Journal of Wild Culture, Harpy Hybrid Review and, of course, the world’s oldest and most prestigious publication: his Instagram (@drinking_traveller). Roy only writes when angry, when something in the world needs to change. He writes often.