The Dead Are Still Shaving
by John Davis

They break in to boarded-up houses looking for razors. They cannot see themselves in the failed mirrors. The fine line between their upper lips and noses has become jumbled like a ball of silver yarn. The dead pull on grubby jeans and boots, pour stale coffee still on the stove. The caffeine has no kick. … Continue reading The Dead Are Still Shaving
by John Davis

John Davis

John Davis lives on an island in Puget Sound, Washington. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in North American Review, Passages North and Poetry Northwest. He has a chapbook, The Reservist, (Pudding House Press), and his book, Gigs, is forthcoming from Sol Books.