The end of the world is

a city full of a shipful of rats with their 

fur full of ash full of the wonderful 

thing that happened when I was 

uncareful when I stayed

out too late and too full of you. 


Meghan Kemp-Gee writes poetry, comics, and scripts in Los Angeles CA and Vancouver BC. She won the Poetry Society of America 2014 Lyric Poetry Award. Her work has also appeared in Copper Nickel, Helen: A Literary Magazine, The Rush, Switchback, Tincture, Stone of Madness, Altadena Poetry Review, Anomaly, Autostraddle, and Skyd Magazine. She teaches written inquiry and composition at Chapman University. You can find her on Twitter @MadMollGreen.