Kevin Carey

Opposition and Sister Squares, Chris Gavalier


      For Maceo Parker  

You spread the love

the A tones gleaning off

your brass—everlasting
your joy

screaming like tenor notes—
into the see-ness
of every ocean
of every street corner
of every cool night’s shade,
sailing (with us)
the rainbow.

Kevin Carey is the author of a chapbook of fiction, The Beach People (Red Bird Chapbooks) and three books of poetry from CavanKerry Press, The One Fifteen to Penn Station, Jesus Was a Homeboy which was selected as an Honor Book for the 2017 Paterson Poetry Prize, and the recently released Set in Stone (2020). Kevin is also a filmmaker and playwright. His latest stage play “The Stand or Sal is Dead” a murder mystery comedy, premiered in Newburyport, MA. at The Actor’s Studio in June of  2018Murder in the Marsh (Darkstroke Books) a crime novel, was released in October 2020. Kevin is also co-editor of Molecule: A Tiny Lit Mag.