My brand of nihilism
Is microwaving a cold cup of tea
Because what does it mean anyway
Plus setting the oven to who knows what degree
Because the numbers came off years ago
Rubbed away like my sense of worth.
Scott Cumming unsuspectingly went to see Garden State wearing his Shins tee. He has been published at The Daily Drunk, Punk Noir Magazine, Versification, Mystery Tribune and Shotgun Honey. His poem, “Blood on Snow,” was voted the best of Outcast Press Poetry Things We Carry issue and nominated for a Pushcart. He is the author of A Chapbook About Nothing (Close to the Bone) and The Blue Chapbook (Championship Press).