Minolta makes the best cameras.
The eye trains with ninja shadows and
radioactive samurais.

As I zoom in, no one is ever there
to say “hello,” and the frogs all cackle over
how much I’ve spent looking.

Stephen Okawa is a garbageman living in Dorchester, MA. His work has appeared in Breadcrumb Scabs, The Main Street Rag, Long River Review, and Word Eater Magazine. He is currently researching a book, titled The Sopranos: Feminism, Patriarchy, and Modern Psychology.