Groping in the Dark for the Broken Lightswitch
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Groping in the Dark for the Broken Lightswitch

About the Book

Poetry from my angry-young-man days, living in Portland, OR, and hitchhiking across the United States.

About the Author

Tom Senkus
Tom Senkus

Tom Senkus is a published author and musician.  Former jobs number in the dozens, anything from a truck driver to a flipper in a rug shop.  He lives in Richmond, Virginia.

He's written for The Stony Brook Press,, Salvation is a Pop Song, and, among many other one off publications that have melted into the ether of the Internet.  Currently, Tom is focusing on self-publishing works of non-ficition, humor, and short story collections to spread his name far and wide.

Table of Contents

  • A Tour of My Suicides
  • Benny and the Bathroom
  • Burt Reynolds Dream Song
  • “Getting Fizzy With It”
  • I Challenge You to Abdul
  • Kutztown Britney
  • Lloyd Center Love
  • Loner’s Prayer
  • “newspeak”
  • Nerd Death Poem
  • No Gratuity
  • Octavio of Los Angeles
  • On the Way to Key West
  • “People I Know”
  • Poem to Jelly
  • Poetus Interruptus
  • “Frank”
  • School Shootings
  • Secret Police at the Steak N Shake
  • Silence
  • Snuggle With Yourself You Freak
  • Taking a One-Night Stand Laying Down
  • The Moving Company Blues”
  • These Are a Few of My Fav Or Ite Things
  • Yola

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