Barton Smock lives in Columbus, OH with his wife and four children. He is the author of the chapbook infant* cinema (Dink Press, 2016) and editor of isacoustic* (isacoustic.com)
eating for the child lost by ghost, you are the second of
three people who know god’s middle name. oh how I’ve
written to avoid reading. to impress death.
a babysitter’s tattoo. the bird-sleep of ache.