Artwork © Eric N. Peterson

                              Drag Queen Prayer

Drag Queen                                               audience response

I am homeless                                            shelter me in a high-rise

I am hungry                                                feed me tacos

I am horny                                                  turn on porn

I am naked                                                  touch me

I need new heels                                        give me dollars

I am unknown                                            take me to the runway

I have no publicity                                     buy me the magazine cover

I am known                                                 Applaud


Robert Fleming is a gay-man, word-artist, and scientist born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada who emigrated to Lewes, Delaware, United States. Robert follows his mother as a visual artist and his grandfather as a poet. In 1986 he published the second psychological research study on gay men’s response to AIDS in United States. Then, in the 1990s he was a contributing member of the District of Columbia’s Triangle Artist group. Now Robert is a founding member and contributing editor of Devil’s Party Press’ Old Scratch Press.

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.