The Cardboard Night
by Michael Hayes
Cover Photo by Michael Hayes
Published by Small Stone Productions
Copyright 2012 Michael Hayes
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Written during my late teens and early twenties, the poems, stories and assorted mad ramblings you will find here were scribbled on scraps of paper and bar napkins in the wee hours of morning. God, existence, sex and identity seem to be the recurring themes that I was struggling with at the time and in many ways, are still the themes that motivate me today.
While this book may not be a literary accomplishment, it is a document of a young man struggling to find his way in the world. So, after gathering dust for over twenty years, I am pleased to introduce these writings to the digital age.
Welcome to the cardboard night.
When these molested dreams do end,
Allow me wake in the house of sin.