A Night of Parts



Take this part

and that. Separate this bed

into mattress (and its casings)

and the lump atop it

turning on gravity

with his weighty

parts his chunky

bits laughing

with the sheets

they're staining

as I separate

the screen

into the part

with words

and the part



Kevin Salvaggio currently resides on Long Island, NY where he spends most of his free time (outside of waitering and temp jobs) writing obsessively in attempts at finding his true poetic voice. He is a graduate of the Sarah Lawrence MFA program, and co-author of Hurricane Butterfly.