Maxwell Ryder : Writing

Real stars

Real stars

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


The curtain lowers on the departing day, The real stars come out to walk the red carpets of the Milky Way This is dramaturgy. Golden globes,..
Memento mori

Memento mori

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Time dulls all vanities, Trolls eventuality; Skin, once-stretched, Is put to bed Under wrinkled sheets; Death fetches The catafalque; Satin-po..
I’m

I’m

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Written Feb. 1, 2017
Justice is blind

Justice is blind

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Feb. 1, 2018
Feeding the mutt

Feeding the mutt

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Flesh balls one end of a shank of bone, bobbing like a buoy on a sea not there; Canine gnawing furiously, fleas invisibly trampolining on its back, h..
Censorship

Censorship

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Censorship is on the stove It’s what’s for dinner It’s cooking; It rattles the pot. It steams Until the water boils off And..
Trumpland

Trumpland

A Chapter by Maxwell Ryder


Three days left to go, No one knows what to behold, So we cover our genitals And pop our pills, Smoke our bowls, Awaiting untold frills; Some wi..
Motel

Motel

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Written on 18 Jan 2017
Losing my “dumb” virginity

Losing my “dumb” virginity

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Written on Jan. 22, 2017