Massive Retaliation

Benjamin Nardolilli


With this pill, I feel
purple, royal,
and bruised

I have a cape, no
a costume, no
a spaceship

And this may or may
not be my face,
only a screen.


Ben Nardolilli currently lives in New York City. His work has appeared in Perigee Magazine, Red Fez, Danse Macabre, The 22 Magazine, Quail Bell Magazine, Elimae, fwriction, Inwood Indiana, Pear Noir, The Minetta Review, and Yes Poetry. He is looking to publish a novel.