Midnight Lane Boutique
John Grey is an Australian poet, US resident. Recently published in the Columbia Review, Studio One, and Tau, with work upcoming in Examined Life Journal, 434 more words
2 days, 4 hours ago
Today, any day, we would rather be dead.
No one can answer the question –
“What’s living anyhow?”
The world’s response is this place… 249 more words
3 days, 7 hours ago
Academy of the Heart And Mind
Enough is enough. It’s also a strip mall
where the woods used to be. And
a housing estate that doesn’t know from… 229 more words
1 week ago
It’s all screwed up,
that’s what I know.
Working more hours for less pay.
College degree and flipping burgers –
that’s combo number 5. 417 more words
1 week, 4 days ago
Large and small, dumb and smart,
emphatic strides, indifferent straggle –
the classroom fills.
Some heads stare eagerly at the blackboard,
others twist, bob, whisper. 97 more words
1 week, 6 days ago
Our Day's Encounter
A Poem by John Grey
Have to wonder how I ever took pleasure before this.
A cobra rising from a basket to the tune of a charmer’s flute. 37 more words
2 weeks ago
She is in exile here.
your mother, the gray-haired female Napoleon,
bestriding this St Helena of a kitchen.
We find her on a rock… 70 more words
3 weeks, 6 days ago