Gorgeous
by Kieron Walquist

after Ocean Vuong I’m a buzz cut & braces, scarecrow-thin, ready for my friend’s P90X video to show me a hunger worth wearing. Shirts off, we drink protein—which is a papier-mâché paste—& pump dumbbells to get ripped in 90 days! In his close basement, we give each other grief—no, like this—& perfect the form, the … Continue reading Gorgeous
by Kieron Walquist

Kieron Walquist

Kieron Walquist lives in Missouri. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Arts & Letters, Daily Science Fiction, fresh.ink, Gingerbread House, Gulf Coast, Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle, and X-R-A-Y, among others. He plans to study creative writing at WASHU’s MFA program in the fall of ’20.

CPR Volume 22-1

April, 2020 T A B L E of C O N T E N T S POEMS Mercedes Lawry, I Muse in Holy Week Judith Hoyer, The Chaos of Spring Charles Wyatt, Footprint Susanna Lang, Thrive Dianne Stepp, Patrimony Janelle Adsit, I Have Entered Daniel Bourne, After Eden Bret Shepard, Anthophobia Kieron Walquist, Gorgeous Rochelle … Continue reading CPR Volume 22-1