The Robes Of Cassandra

My new girlfriend
tells me she wants
the robes of Cassandra
for her birthday.

I never believe
a word she says,
but I’m going
to check on Amazon,
just in case.


David J. Thompson is a former prep school teacher and coach who lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He likes “The Simpsons,” Spain, postcards, and minor league baseball. His poetry/photography book Grace Takes Me is available from Vegetarian Alcoholic Press.

Bill Wolak has just published his fifteenth book of poetry entitled The Nakedness Defense with Ekstasis Editions. His collages have appeared recently in Naked in New Hope 2018, The 2019 Seattle Erotic Art Festival, Poetic Illusion, The Riverside Gallery, Hackensack, NJ, the 2019 Dirty Show in Detroit, 2018 The Rochester Erotic Arts Festival, and The 2018 Montreal Erotic Art Festival.