Allegheny College senior and Pittsburgher Mike Oliphant had two poems published in Carcinogenic Poetry that caught the eye of our poetry editor (ok, we wish). The poems are worth a look for their imagery and message, not to mention command of the language. To wit:
The sun has a pulse—it has
a heartbeat so burdened
by the eventual end it brings
to the whole human race...
Read the rest of the poem along with another here