RK Taylor's work has been featured or is forthcoming in The Metaworker, Origami Poems Project, and Flash Fiction Magazine. His debut short story, featured in Scribble, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and PEN/Dau Short Story Prize. RK recommends the Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh.
I have been waiting
for my turn to be sacrificed.
I wait to end my deer-like paralysis
from this cold-hearted culture
hunting for sport.