Artwork © Eric N. Peterson

Malaphor

Alec Baldwin might have the virus.
Not due to any failure of protocol on his part
Or anyone else.

However, he is a master of his craft.
Therefore, it would be unsurprising
To find him trending.

Viral,
Would be the entendre.

And the fullness of his
Professional expression
Complete.

 

Charles Claymore: A Los Angeles writer, musician, and editor. Credits include Gondal Heights Rubicon, Alternate Lanes, Literary Angles (Sybaritic Press); Spectrum (D.K. Campbell); Lummox No. 1, 2012 (Lummox Press), poeticdiversity.org (also contributing editor), and others. He has one chapbook available, Fall from Prescopia. Season one of his new spoken word podcast, Neon Hole, can be found on over a dozen networks, with season two in the works. His current musical projects include American Fado, The Blue Lodge Boys, DERP, and Hollywood Trainwreck. Acting credits include the award winning short Chrysalis (2017) and he’s attached to the upcoming film Octoroon.

Eric N. Peterson is from Atlanta, Ga. He’s been drawing cartoons all his life. He leans towards the absurd, imaginative, and the surreal, as that’s where all the flavor is.