Max Henninger


murder mystery mon cul


was white light killed kerouac

not port wine or martinis

was high speed trains their



was early signs of some new

prohibition a fused quartz

utopia & steady encroachment


we’re all more electric now

also better policed


the whole universe a

blank mold of stars


Max Henninger is a writer and translator based in Berlin. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in journals and zines including Datableed, Spam, Tiny Spoon, Streetcake, Rivista and Seafront Press. His prose poem “Exit Region” has been nominated for a 2021 Pushcart Prize, and his short story “Sudden Death” was longlisted for the 2021 Streetcake Experimental Writing Prize. He recently released a 60-minute cassette tape of poetry and music with German experimental music duo poesi fysik. He can be found on Instagram (@tower_of_days) and Twitter (@henninger1978).

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