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Comes A Doubter – John Tansey 

Nonbeliever If one you should know Is felled by a deep grief Into a black hole of depression,  And you, armed with clichés,  Come to console, relieve,  Before you open your mouth,  Know this:  That, in the absence of the … Continue reading

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Collage – John Tansey

I am a torn photo album of memories,  Whose pictures, strewn out of order,  And chronological date Lay about the floor in a collage. A serial killer of images. I lie in a heap,  Here, among the snapshots of the … Continue reading

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Poem – A Love Poem for Anyone – John Tansey 

For you, the hapless peruser,  who happens to thumb upon this page,  along a dusty shelf of books.  Was not haphazard at all;  For the page found your thumb  as it was fated to be,  as the effect finds the … Continue reading

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Poem – A Gift From The Romantic – John Tansey 

t is in the subtlety  And not the blunt insult,  The threat and not the onslaught;  The implied and not the explicit.  It is in the first gleaning,  remembered scents of Spring  And not the direct,  Overhead heat of Summer.  … Continue reading

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Poem – A Gift For The Romantic – John Tansey 

A Gift for the Romantic  It is in the subtlety  And not the blunt insult,  The threat and not the onslaught;  The implied and not the explicit.  It is in the first gleaning,  remembered scents of Spring  And not the … Continue reading

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Poem – A Cup of Tea – John Tansey

My brains chemicals  affords a few moments from my mood  to rinse out a dirty pot  pour some cold water  from a spout  and turning to the stove,  light a low flame  find a tin cup  two tea bags, honey … Continue reading

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