Luigi Monteferrante

Such a nice boy
In flat sixteen
Decent honest
Even pleasant

Go figure why
He shot them dead
Wife and children
And best friend

For an inflatable doll
Found in the closet
Full of love


Canadian author Luigi Monteferrante recently morphed into a singer/songwriter: Previous prose/poems published in Chicago Quarterly Review, Happy, Yellow Mama, Word Slaw. First novel, At the Hearth of the Devil’s Lair, appeared in 2002. Second novel, Life During Wartime, recently completed. Also manages Italian B & B as retreat, and Dago Red, acoustic blues band.

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