nix's mate - Jake Tringali


no one not one

real or imaginary

bankrupt of symbols

a damned calculus 

without a metaphysical abacus 

no origin, an extinct ouroboros

transcending limbo

nix’s mate is neither nor either

a tale told by an idiot





About the Author

JAKE TRINGALI was born in Boston; lived up and down the East Coast; then up and down the West Coast; and currently in Los Angeles.  He runs rad restaurants and thrives in a habitat of bars, punk rock shows, and a sprinkling of burlesque performers.

Since July 2014, publications include The Manhattanville Review, Oddball Magazine, Rio Grande Review, The Commonline Journal, Apeiron Review, Catch & Release, Boston Poetry Magazine, and others.