Academy Classics: Thrice

By Thomas Page Everybody in town knew about the murders. You couldn’t walk down Washington Street without someone tapping you on the shoulder to confirm what they already knew. The Harrisons had lived in this little ordinary house on top of Rodham Hill about fifteen long steps away from their neighbors—the Tiffanys. Dan Tiffany was … Continue reading Academy Classics: Thrice

Skeleton Crew and Other Poems by Thomas Page

Skeleton Crew The best way to scare someone is to justBeVeryStill. I was cast as a pirateWith burning embers in my beardAnd my hand clasped in a hookStationed with my skeleton crew—A motley crew of six, sparking pink sailors;Deader than a doornailTheir mandibles and maxillas permanentlyFixed in a cackle. I also had a treasure chest … Continue reading Skeleton Crew and Other Poems by Thomas Page