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poems & prose

C. Aloysius Mariotti

“Many of the pieces are an attempt to squeeze out episodic darkness I’ve seen, and experienced personally, in this world.”

March 2020

Cover art by Mathew Yates

Published Pieces

(Previously published at Black Bough)

'saint de los milagros' - Marias at Sampaguitas

'panikos the sailor' - Anti-Heroin Chic

'Impeachment Day' - Boston Accent Lit 

*CW: child abuse*

'May 10, 1981' - Burning House Press

'Possession' - Neon Mariposa Magazine

'modern pip, fragmented' - Dark Marrow

(Issue 3, pg. 20)

'Albert Wolfe' - Rhythm & Bones

C. Aloysius Mariotti was born in Pennsylvania and raised in Arizona. He studied creative writing at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where he listened to a lot of Rush, Radiohead, and PJ Harvey. His work has been featured in Black Bough Poetry, Marias at Sampaguitas, Boston Accent Lit, and Dark Marrow, among others. He resides in Massachusetts with his wife Kristen and Westie Bella Francine.


SCREAM into my MOUTH as a WATERFALL is his first chapbook.

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