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Benjamin Bartu

Updated: Feb 2, 2022

Every Canyon Has Its River Specter - A Bovine


 

Benjamin Bartu is a high school teacher, poet, & writer. He is the winner f the Blood Orange Review’s inaugural poetry contest. His writing has appeared in The Adroit Journal, The Tahoma Literary Review, Tilde, & elsewhere. An Associate Editor at Palette Poetry, he can be found on twitter @alampnamedben.

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Vots de casament I hear a woman yell but she’s a bitch! She’s a bitch. I sit on the red sofas of the Monarch bar, again, a beer. La más barata, por favor. Brindo por mis tías. Many alcohólicos en mi f

THE ROAD HOME The road home is full of dusts, on your way back you would learn to take Those classes you fled from, lessons of patience, how to marry the chaos softly, How little could mean bounty som

how to banish a ghost ritual is just another name for the habits grief carves from a mourner’s tongue. you empty your mouth until you’re a rabid song knee-sunk in your mother’s garden. prayers a rift

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