The Ofi Press Magazine

International Poetry and Fiction from Mexico City

1 Poem Published

By Howie Good, USA (Published in Issue 9)

 

 

Puzzle Pieces

 

 
 People whispered my name

behind their hands.

 

The clock, meanwhile,

would momentarily grow large,

 

the blue flowers

on the yellow wallpaper

 

opening just a crack. 

 

 

 

 

The Front Cover of the album Puzzle from Scottish band Biffy Clyro

 

Howie Good, a journalism professor at SUNY New Paltz, is the author of the full-length poetry collections Lovesick (Press Americana, 2009), Heart With a Dirty Windshield (BeWrite Books, 2010), and Everything Reminds Me of Me (Desperanto, 2011), as well as numerous print and digital poetry chapbooks, including most recently Inspired Remnants from Red Ceilings Press and The Penalty for Trying from Ten Pages Press.