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Aaron Sandberg

Horror Show

In all

this quiet

across the

couch, we

think there’s

nothing here

to hear.


Then the

phone rings

to break

the night.


God, fear

is not

a theory

even when

we know

the call

is coming

from inside

our house.

Aaron Sandberg resides in Illinois where he teaches. His recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Asimov’s Science Fiction, English Journal, Abridged, The Racket, Writers Resist, Yes Poetry, perhappened mag, Unbroken, and elsewhere. You might find him—though socially-distant—on Instagram @aarondsandberg.