take your father fishing
—a poem by J.J. Campbell

drove past this sign
today that said start
a new tradition take
your father fishing

let me grab my
shovel and dig
the fucker up

he'll be just as
talkative as before

J.J. Campbell (1976 - ?) is currently trapped in suburbia. He's been widely published over the years, most recently at Chiron Review, Mad Swirl, Winedrunk Sidewalk, In Between Hangovers and Synchronized Chaos. You can find him bitching about something daily on his highly entertaining blog, evil delights.