INSTINCTS #16: ‘Casting Call for a Method Actor’ by John H. Dromey

This week’s poetry piece is a speculative haiku by regular contributor, John H. Dromey.

This year, John has work featured in Horror Matsuri 2020, Castles & Kimono, and both drabble anthologies. He also has 3 drabbles accepted for our open call, Mythical Creatures of Asia! Check out John’s Insignia Author Page for more links to his published work with us.

Casting Call for a Method Actor

  John H. Dromey

The kaiju picked as

A future monster film star

Gave a gleeful roar

John H. Dromey was born in northeast Missouri, USA. He enjoys reading—mysteries in particular—and writing in a variety of genres. His short fiction has appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Mystery Weekly Magazine, Stupefying Stories ShowcaseThriller Magazine, Unfit Magazine, and elsewhere.

Want to write for us?

Poetry submissions for INSTINCTS are always open:


Current open anthology call: ‘Mythical Creatures of Asia’. Please read the FULL submission criteria carefully!


*Photo by Jeremy Yap on Unsplash

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