“Seeking Solace 2ab” © Edward Michael Supranowicz


She came into the room where I was feigning sleep
and tried to seduce me. I have a confession to make
I said laying my head upon her soft breast. I do not
work for the CIA and I’m not on a secret mission
to gather intel for the United States government.
Her chest rose and sank. I’m listening… she said.


Being a child of the seventies, Norman “Buzz” Minnick has what some consider an irrational fear of being crushed by a falling anvil or grand piano, or running along and realizing that there is no ground beneath him. He has never won a Pushcart award.

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 who has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize multiple times.