Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine

Kevin Casey

Kevin Casey is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the University of Connecticut. His work has been published by The Orange Room Review, Small Print Magazine, Frostwriting, Turtle Island Review, The Monarch Review, and others. He currently teaches literature at a small university in Maine.

The County of Rain

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

The County of Rain Lush and glistening, strands of rubies used to spill from the thrush’s throat; but now the dew will dry before the sun rises, and we endure a thirsty cinder, and then a choking, broken moon. And so I’ll drive through the night, past the pine barren’s wind-thrawn forms to your county […]

The Last Toy

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

The Last Toy That small, wooden train engine remains on your dresser, crowded by crumpled bills, covered by a black dress sock; the rest lies packed, entangled in its tracks beneath the snapped, abiding lid of a plastic box, buried in the attic’s still vault. Why did you decide to set that toy aside, a […]

The Cellar’s Reckoning

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

 The Cellar’s Reckoning I. Where the broad, brick picket of chimney noses into the cellar dirt, a hemlock post spans from joist to shale slab and bears its share of the house’s weight, but also the firm, deliberate strokes and scrolls of a hundred-year old hand, tallying bushels of potatoes stored in that false, dank […]

Hancock Point, Early Autumn

Monday, September 15th, 2014

One of a series of poems by Kevin Casey, published as part of TMO’s original poetry collection.