The Works of Johnny Masiulewicz

Johnny Masiulewicz is author of the poetry collections Keywords: a dada experiment (Happy Tapir Press) and Professional Cemetery (Puddin’head Press). His work has appeared in a variety of literary journals and anthologies including Curbside Review, Letter eX, Third Wednesday, Nerve Cowboy and The Alembic. A native Chicagoan, he now lives and works in Florida.


All Poems © Johnny Masiulewicz

the lizards


like a tapdance tattoo

or the archaic echoes of

a manual typewriter’s keys


is the lizards’ scratching and

crawling up the inside of the

pressed-tin downspout