Creature Not of This Lagoon
From: Queer Little Nightmares
A poem about an aquatic monster’s attraction to those on the surface.
Anton Pooles was born in Novosibirsk, Siberia, and now lives and writes in Toronto, Ontario, where he edits the poetry journal Cypress. His work has appeared in an array of journals and magazines such as This Magazine, Icefloe Press, and Long Con Magazine. He is the author of the chapbook Monster 36 (Anstruther Press, 2018) and the full-length collection Ghost Walk(Mansfield Press, 2022).