Robert Southwick Richmond

Lethal Injection



Humanely & expediently

the state of North Carolina shot up James Hutchins

(who was playing uproar and plugged three cops)

with medications found safe & effective by the FDA.


I think they dressed him out for sausage

and sent a slice to every biblethumping church in North Carolina

with a bottle of wine, the kind with the label

that has a sheep waiter carrying a lamb chop,

and a note to the effect that this is

(and you better believe it)

my body.