About Ray Succre

Ray Succre currently lives on the southern Oregon coast with his wife and baby son. He has been published in Aesthetica, Small Spiral Notebook, and Coconut, as well as in numerous others across as many countries. He tries hard.


Hallelujah latest Earth and strong selves, grafted with sportive grace, to birth or bury all, except who, with sputtered wills, still move themselves to and fro. This furious world, frail and forward, by which our minds and hands pervert from hells, continuing a religious legacy of reaching utmost, has tamely sat and turned us longstanding, over such perilous, mass deaths, each abyss of our deities, every molten shake of our knowledge.

Telescope and Microscope

The diffident nova is affronted. In a lens, because in spite I focus, and against my living crutch, I, as a planet, perch the matter of spoiled bodies a distance from my own, who’s lethal activity is viewed through the scope, as is mine. For grubs I give gods, and the birth of time. I am untethered from imminence or evanescence, each but mirrors, delightful, ember-spitting, but I would concede a revelation for grubs; they are illustrations of the soul … Read on…