your father’s wrinkled old
wake you from crinkled cold hospital gown guilt dream
but big blue bed
to be good, and you read your parents
they think your poems are dirty and
most of the time.
when you write one down, you feel
Molly Rose Strugatz is an author and artist from Brooklyn, New York. A recent graduate from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, her work has been published in Le Petite Press’ Eat/Ate, The Review Review, Troubadour, Antinomies, Pilot Press, and others. She’s appeared on Creative Converse Radio 1190 and exhibited poems at Teen Art Gallery. Visit her at mollyrosestrugatz.com.