May 16, 2022


John Tustin



[Poem]

Poem

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..."

The Buzzards Circle Overhead (2021-11-29) poem rhymed

"...smelling something now quite dead..."

Brand New Tricks (2021-12-27) poem rhymed

"...I'm the tears in a lukewarm beer..."

Contemplating Not Meditating (2022-01-31) poem unrhymed

"...it's hard to argue with his success..."

Shauna (2022-02-28) poem rhymed

"She says she wants to know me..."

Petal By Petal (2022-03-28) poem unrhymed

"...Branch by branch, bark and roots..."


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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.

fritzware.com/johntustinpoetry contains links to his published poetry online.