September 20, 2021

John Tustin



Life Is Slavery (2020-11-02) poem unrhymed

"...spoken by another wearing the same ragged clothes..."

The Crumpled Rose (2020-11-30) poem rhymed

"...Distant beginning Approaching end..."

A Quail and a Snail (2021-01-04) poem rhymed

"...With no need for swords or words..."

Arrive (2021-02-08) poem unrhymed

"...Like an ocean calmed by the moon...

Paths (2021-05-17) poem rhymed

"...I fear what I will find..."

Do Our Tears Haunt You? (2021-06-14) poem rhymed

"...Trying to scribble over what cannot be unwritten..."

I Saw the Angels (2021-07-12) poem unrhymed

"...They come and speak to me while I am asleep..."

Melan-Collared (2021-08-09) poem unrhymed

"...You loved me first..."

Hidden (2021-09-06) poem rhymed

"...You walk the clouds above me..."

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John Tustin
John Tustin

John Tustin started writing poetry again in 2008 after a decade long hiatus and since then his poetry has appeared in hundreds of literary journals, online and in print - including Haiku, erotica, prose poems, rhymed and (mostly) free verse. He edits nothing, graduated from nowhere and has received no awards. John is currently in exile, reading every issue of Wormwood Review on PDF. contains links to his published poetry online.