Chris O’Carroll


The Princess and the Pea

The prince says, “The princess I’m hoping to wed,
The girl who, for me, has it all,
Is one who knows how to get worked up in bed
Over something incredibly small.”

Chris O’Carroll is the author of The Joke’s on Me (White Violet Press, 2019), reviewed here. He has been a Light magazine featured poet, and has published poems in The Great American Wise Ass Poetry Anthology, Love Affairs at the Villa Nelle, and New York City Haiku, among other collections.