The Upstairs Room by Dave Buracker
Dave Buracker is a Washington DC-area poet and visual artist. His work has appeared in over a dozen publications to include "The Amherst Review," William and Mary's "The Gallery," "Contraposition," "Vox Poetica” and the "Yellow Chair Review.” Dave’s work was recently featured in the 2017 Shabda Press anthology “Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands.” In the early 1990s, Dave was a guest producer and writer for the first nationally-syndicated radio show in the United States devoted to voicing young writers, he has written comic books professionally, and he has recently exhibited his art work in Virginia. Furthermore, he has released numerous dark electronic music albums under various monikers to include Maduro and Darkened. He is currently in a dark electropop band with his wife titled Hearses Don’t Hurry. Dave lives in the Northern Virginia suburbs with wife Tracy and two dogs.