The sisters are vampires this year.
Fully costumed, a week early,
they sit watching cartoon penguins
hijack a cargo ship.
The jagged gaps of their grins
lit up by invisible
candles on their tongues.
Over the years, Fain has worked as a soldier, lawyer, university lecturer, rock-climbing guide, survival instructor and at-home-dad. He currently resides in the desert of central Washington State. His recent poems appear or are scheduled to appear in Right Hand Pointing, Poetry Quarterly, Front Porch Review, Eunoia Review, Connotation Press, and Apeiron Review.