Vertical Corpse-Rob Plath

i wasn’t born on
the maternity ward

i tore out of the void
into the morgue
a few floors below

& the dead applauded
from a wall of drawers

that one of them would
have a voice in the world

2019 Rob Plath

rob plath is a writer from new york.  he is most known for
his monster collection  A BELLYFUL OF ANARCHY (epic rites press 2009) .
his newest collection is MY SOUL IS A BROKEN DOWN VALISE (epic rites press 2019).
you can see more of his work at

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