The Student Literary Journal of Northern Vermont University





listening to
the 80’s pop hit
“don’t you forget about me”
i looked outside
and noticed
it was snowing




the bagels on the break room table

everybody thinks they’re poison

today i ate five of ’em



Kyle Flak‘s recent things of poetry include WHAT HANK SAID ON THE BUS (Publishing Genius, 2013)(Winner of the Chris Toll Prize), THE SECRET ADMIRER (Adastra Press, 2010), and HARMONICA DAYS (New Sins Press, 2009). In 2013, he was a finalist for a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship from The Poetry Foundation. In 2015, he was chosen as a “Poet to Notice” by Grandma Moses Press. His writing has recently appeared in Dragnet Anthology 1, Hart House Review, Makeout Creek, Mudfish, Poetry East, Spinning Jenny, Whiskey Island, and various other places.  He went to school at Northern Michigan University and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Currently, he works at a library and volunteers at The Haiku Foundation.