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Intro to the Second Edition

Hey all, my first book of collected work from 2014 – 2016 was just printed for the second time. I wrote a short intro to the 2nd run, which I am presenting here. See the “For Sale” to order a … Continue reading

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A Caustic Summer (Excerpt 2)

An excerpt from A Caustic Summer. A novella by Brady Tighe. Available now! 1st Circle of Sober Hell The Unmade Bed of Sleepless Hot Nights It’s too hot to sleep, and so you toss and turn among the sheets and … Continue reading

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Adolescent/Middle School Sports Failures

When the only word you’ve written is “fuck”/16 times in a row/then you know you’re in it/a mental dead zone/not writer’s block/but all of your thoughts bottlenecked/fighting to get through/gouging eyes/clawing limbs/a deafening cacophony of thoughts/misery biting the ankles of … Continue reading

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Nice Couches, To Be Fair

This poem is from my upcoming book, Side 1/Side 2. The book comes out tomorrow! I bound down the stairs just in time to see a past version of myself head out the basement door. I follow and come outside … Continue reading

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Birds of Victoria

This poem is from my upcoming book, Side 1/Side 2. The book comes out tomorrow! There are the ducks of Beacon Hill Park the seagulls that perch on the windowsills of the Strathcona Hotel there are the peacocks that preen … Continue reading

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Bus Advertisements

This poem is from my upcoming book, Side 1/Side 2. The book comes out tomorrow! Chambray shirt damp from the rain cigarette stains on paperback pages and me cracking jokes about bus ads. Cold chill in the spring air winter … Continue reading

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“Hey Brady”

This poem is from my upcoming book, Side 1/Side 2. The book comes out tomorrow!  “What’s a haiku?” 5 7 5 Motherfucker Easy one I am the single greatest poet in this entire room. “Okay cool, so what’s a soliloquy?” … Continue reading

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