YELP Review – Pulse


Prayers are easy, as if a god who planned this will siphon the blood from the dance floor back into the bullet wounds they came from if enough of you ask nicely; there are better things you can do with your hands. You know this but yet you continue to barter, shrug your shoulders when you don’t get what you want until a name you know falls out of your mouth and you can’t hear it over the wake of helicopters.


About J. Bradley

J. Bradley's is a Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize nominated writer whose work has appeared in numerous literary journals including decomP, Hobart, and Prairie Schooner. He was the Interviews Editor of PANK, the Flash Fiction Editor of NAP, and the Web Editor of Monkeybicycle. He is the author of the poetry collection Dodging Traffic (Ampersand Books, 2009), the novella Bodies Made of Smoke (HOUSEFIRE, 2012), and the graphic poetry collection The Bones of Us (YesYes Books, 2014), illustrated by Adam Scott Mazer. He is the curator of the Central Florida reading series There Will Be Words and lives at View all posts by J. Bradley

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