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John Grey

HER NAME

The entire class
detest the eyes
that match so evenly
the brown cheeks and brow
and glitter like the gemstones
that dangle from her coffee-colored arms. 164 more words

CACTUS

CACTUS

John Grey

I wouldn’t recommend the roadside.
And not on such a desert straightaway
where every passing car
kicks up a cloud of dust. 80 more words

Poetry

The Archaeologists / Aye Aye Captain

by John Grey

THE ARCHAEOLOGISTS

They dug up the skeleton of a boy.
They wept, two thousand years too late.
And here were the remains of a hunchback. 333 more words

Previous Feature: John Grey

John Grey is an Australian poet, US resident. Recently published in Cape Rock, Columbia Review, and Homestead Review, with work upcoming in Louisiana Review, Poem, 605 more words

Poetry

Double Duty

By: John Grey

He plays a musical saw
because it’s the easiest instrument to learn
and he can sit it on his lap,

rub a bow across the blade… 170 more words

Books

IN THE GARDEN

A Poem by John Grey

Some petals are dressed in royal purple
Others apprise me of their sound.
A few carry a smidgen of bee. 171 more words

John Grey

Poem by John Grey

 

Suburbanites

A suburb on a gray day
and faces at windows
seem drawn with a graphite pencil –

a bedroom community
where low clouds
get the feeling exactly – 82 more words

Poetry