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By Joseph Donato

Children’s scissors cut

shapes in recycled paper,

the blades bear dirt

that yellows the edges.

Wallpaper peels

floral fingernails

reveal termites in the


You’re a child shaving,

insulation bleeds;

Your razors are dull,

it’s not your skin.


Joseph Donato is super cool & popular. He is Editor-in-Chief of Block Party Magazine & Press and Overlord of Horror Pop Mag. Joseph has won 3 Grammys, a Pulitzer Prize, and 6 Olympic gold medals for real. He looks a little like Jesus and enjoys Tic Tacs, Nebraska, and Weezer.


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