poem to the spider in my kitchen

Max Henninger


top floor’s best never

fucked in an elevator?


(needle legs probing air

(in halted descent.


wisdom of burglars one

more cancellation. 


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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