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Garlic (Found Poem) // Ron Riekki


Reduce blood pressure.

Prevent heart disease.

Reduce blood sugar.

The driving wind.

Prevent cancer.

Curing dysentery.

Help drive the parasite.

The pituitary.


Ron Riekki's latest book is My Ancestors are Reindeer Herders and I Am Melting in Extinction (Loyola University Maryland's Apprentice House Press, 2019). Right now he's listening to Patsy Cline's "Back in Baby's Arms" from the Natural Born Killers soundtrack.

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