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Number 165 by John Grey

next Christmas.
given Harry Potter horns
I even asked Santa for rakshasa –
and virgin, whatever that means.
but I expect you’d prefer something older… 80 more words

Writing

Three New Poems by John Grey

by John Grey

THE CLEANING LADY

Every Monday, she cleans the church,
on her knees, mop and bucket, doesn’t quit
until every pew is shining like God’s light, 660 more words

Poetry

Voyager by Diana Gabaldon *spoilers*

The third book in the Outlander series, Voyager, felt tiresome. I loved it because I love history and Jamie and Claire and their adventures. I say it is tiresome because it is so, so long. 276 more words

Reviewsday Tuesday

Madonna and Child Redux

John Grey

museum promises to be dull,
you’ll be hours

with the Virgin Mary
and her offspring

a thousand artists
with unpronounceable names

all imagining the same thing, 72 more words

Love Is An Oil Spill

John Grey

Not waves of flesh
but an ocean heavy, turgid.
Not deep and warm
but thick and oily to the touch.

You find love… 137 more words

Duty Dating: Theory and Practice

Quite a long time ago I watched a movie with the same name “Duty Dating”. According to the story line a woman willing to get married should date three men at a time till she gets a ring on her finger. 900 more words

Dating

John Grey... A Poet in the Park in January

A Poet in the Park in January

When I see kids in the park with tubes and boards,

watched over by bundled-up parents,

I don’t bother telling myself, 203 more words

Poetry