“Chaos Theory” by Eric Burke

On the bathroom ceiling,
ants are massing;

our children

have learned
not to curse at school.


Burke_Eric2Eric Burke lives in Columbus, Ohio, where he works as a computer programmer. More of his poems can be found in PANK, Thrush Poetry Journal, PoetsArtists, bluestem, Escape Into Life, decomP, A cappella Zoo, and Weave Magazine. Videos made from several of his poems can be viewed at The Poetry Storehouse. You can keep up with him at his blog.