February 1, 2012

William Cullen, Jr.


you say love’s a fish
that gets away too often
so we need good lures
to keep on bringing it back
or kind hearts to let it go

A Toast

you raise a wine glass
and propose a toast to me
as the startled guests
listen to you say divorce
is birth by cell division


William Cullen, Jr., works at a non-profit in Brooklyn, NY. He's married and has two college-age sons. His writing has appeared in Asahi/International Herald Tribune, Boston Literary Magazine, Christian Science Monitor, Grey Sparrow Journal, among others. He was nominated for a Pushcart prize in 2010.

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