Alex Lake



He didn’t like flogging.
He didn’t like nailing.
He never did bother
To punish with jailing.
He didn’t have hobbies.
He seldom went sailing.
His singular love
Was the act of impaling.


Side Effects

You might feel some involuntary jerking,
But that just means the medicine is working.
But if you notice rampant inflammation,
Would you prefer a casket or cremation?



Alex Lake is a 20-something recent college graduate with an MLA degree. He has always had a great appreciation for humor and is a fan of wordplay and corny jokes. He wants to work in advertising or public relations someday soon. He hopes you laugh at his poems, because wow, would it be awkward if you didn’t.