“Meditation” © Edward Michael Supranowicz


Simple Joys

Forget the knowing.
Forget the forgetting.
Laugh out loud
without reason.

The joke is good enough
with its lack of words.
Pantomime the slapstick
of the universe.


Joseph Farley writes poems and stories. Sometimes they get published, including in Oddball. His new story collection, Farts and Daydreams, is available from Dumpster Fire Press.

Edward Michael Supranowicz is the grandson of Irish and Russian/Ukrainian immigrants. He grew up on a small farm in Appalachia. He has a grad background in painting and printmaking. Some of his artwork has recently or will soon appear in Fish Food, Streetlight, Another Chicago Magazine, The Door Is a Jar, The Phoenix, and The Harvard Advocate. Edward is also a published poet.