if a dog
waiting in an empty car
doesn't make you
think of me
then we have two very different
ideas of time and
evening turpentine non sequiturs
laying the road to
youth-made river in heaven of kerosene
christmas wishes to santa light
up the way

About the Poet

Robby Nadler is a baker on bread sabbatical in Athens, Georgia. Once he received a default rejection from The New Yorker within hours of submission, and, like the girl who got punched in the face by Regina George in Mean Girls said, it was awesome.