Wrong Type of Birthday Party

Anastasios Karnazes

This to birthday

Was supposed party

Party where cake

Lots of ate sprinkles

Cake while died

Our grandparents

Died and cake and

Died parents then

Also but frosting

Cake but keep we

Eating cake we

Until died happy


Anastasios is a graduate student at Columbia University with poems published or forthcoming in Breakwater Review, Spectrum, Care Zine, and elsewhere.