Charles Joseph Albert lives with his wife and 3 teenage sons, works as a metallurgist, and only writes when no one is looking. Except maybe his dog. "The Poison Oak Rash" is in Short Circuit #10, Short Édition's quarterly review.

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The histamine rush
from scratching this rash
makes me think that there must
be some really good cash
in selling the shameless
a new herbal boon:

buy a poison oak compress,
and itch till you swoon!

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