Bags of meat surround and drown you, skin-tied
in the repugnant stench of finite existence.
Coughing on the malodorous awareness
of decomposition in slow motion.
Cells and tissue sluggishly decay
waiting in line for a latte.
Rotting bodies produce
vanishing into a
JOSEPH VANBUREN is a multimedia storyteller and the scrambled brains behind Sykophunk Productions. His work has been published in several magazines and anthologies, and he self-publishes books with accompanying soundtracks. Connect on introverted media @JVBsykophunk.
COREY NYHUS is a narrative artist currently living and drawing in New York. An avid lover of
fantasy and occult horror, his work is full of stark inks, eldritch dreamscapes and sympathetic monsters. Corey is currently earning his MFA in illustration at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. His forthcoming dark fantasy comic, Bloombreather, is slated for release in the spring of 2020. His work can be seen on Instagram @coma.nydus and on his website at coreynyhus.com.