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Back in the Fog of Grammar School

A kid in my class

hung himself.

His father found him,

cut him down

before the ambulance arrived.

The funeral was a quiet affair.

Only immediate family attended. 65 more words

Poems

John Grey

WATCHING THE MONARCHS\

On a meadow at wood’s edge,
June floats in on black and orange wings,
completes Spring’s promise,
fuels Summer’s largesse.

My eyes have their wish – 107 more words

Poet: John Grey

SAMANTHA MARRIED TO A SOLDIER

That’s what comes of marrying a soldier.

He’s there and you’re here.

It’s hot as Hades in his desert.

The weather’s just fine… 76 more words

Poetry

Day After by John Grey

While your last night

cruised the silk road

to the light-swollen stars,

today you log long hours

under a tree,

like a fallen apple

wondering whatever happened… 111 more words

Poetry

The Egg Cracks by John Grey

No surprise to Louise that Amber was drawn to the stars.

The throbbing of distant light, a long ago story told now

in a night sky, pitted, pierced, perforated – 156 more words

Poetry

Lisa's Edict by John Grey

Ban sex in this house.

Even ban talk of sex,

And then thoughts of sex.

Let this be celibate house

#494506780 in the history

of the sex-free world. 144 more words

Poetry

The Body Washed u/p on the Bank by John Grey

Last night, at dusk, a young girl and boy

found a body washed up on the bank of a river.

They were just sixteen, out for a romantic scroll, 211 more words

Poetry