Tim Xonnelly

Tim Xonnelly is a retired autism paraprofessional and union officer. He is currently splitting time between Berkeley, California and Portland, Oregon. His poetry has been in Eleven Eleven, Full of Crow, The Dead Animal Handbook, Oakland Review, Sparkle & Blink, and the Otis Books anthology Cross Strokes: Poetry Between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

A marriage of cats

they must be held still or made to stay awake the long bus ride felt like a pupae my sunburnt back crackling to crispy bits these are the wings I wore to the wedding uninvited ...