Tim Tomlinson

Tim Tomlinson is a writer based in New York, where he is a co-founder of New York Writers Workshop. His poems, stories and essays have been published widely in Asia and the US, including the chapbook Yolanda: An Oral History in Verse (Finishing Line Press) and the collection Requiem for the Tree Fort I Set on Fire (Winter Goose)

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King Cobra

A poem by Tim Tomlinson

 

The dog’s barking woke them –

a cobra had entered the house

 

and now, reared up, hood flared,

the snake stared down the barking dog,

 

who snapped and pawed and feinted. 

Roy, from Chicago, froze.

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