Germany in Autumn
You don’t want to talk politics.
You just want to get in bed
where the politics will play out
in weird role-playing games
that will land me in some blue state
where the bliss floats near the ceiling
somewhat out of reach but
visible to the naked eye
gazing from my naked body
struggling with a naked truth
that you’re not good for me
As one half of the conceptual art duo Saint Flashlight, Drew Pisarra activates poetry in public spaces including the takeover of a Brooklyn movie marquee with film-themed haiku in 2017 and the dissemination of "lost poems" first at the O, Miami Poetry Festival then DC's Capturing Fire summit/slam in 2018. Additionally, Publick Spanking, a collection of his short fiction, was published by Future Tense.