Upon these funds, I wish you peace
And satisfaction, knowing
You own what should and should not
Interest you this millennium,
Respectfully released, pride
Can now swell up inside and take
You to the closest life with others
Ever possible under your maiden name.
Ben Nardolilli currently lives in Arlington, Virginia. His work has appeared in Perigee Magazine, Red Fez, Danse Macabre, The 22 Magazine, Quail Bell Magazine, Elimae, fwriction, THEMA, Pear Noir, The Minetta Review, and Yes Poetry. He has a chapbook, Common Symptoms of an Enduring Chill Explained from Folded Word Press. He blogs at http://mirrorsponge.blogspot.com/ and is looking to publish his first novel.