Archive for ‘Jo’

April 28, 2013

Small Stone

by Jo Bryant

Day 87 - 27.4.2013

the woman who stares out at me from the mirror is not always the woman I know myself to be

(c) Jo Bryant 2013

March 26, 2013

Appetence

by Jo Bryant

longing

that’s the bones of it

my bones

my frame

the hunger scratches an abyss

long raking bloody ridges burn deep

running from heart

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March 14, 2013

Little Lefty Luther

by Jo Bryant

Little Lefty Luther

grew up a lonesome loser.

At school he was a freak

always turned the other cheek.

His father Lex would wail,

while mother Lou would pale.

The teacher roll his eyes

and mutter to the skies,

once or twice – he’d blown his lid,

“Why am I landed with this kid?”

In the playground kids were cruel

for it was under bullies rule;

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January 15, 2013

Small Stone #15 January 2013

by Jo Bryant

 

rushing about has become entrenched

sometimes

just sometimes

in between blinks

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January 10, 2013

Small Stone #2 January 2013

by Jo Bryant

 

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January 3, 2013

Small Stone # Jan 2013

by Jo Bryant

 

Jo Bryant

in his eye I see myself backwards

and know the truth of it

September 10, 2012

Cinquain _Summer

by Jo Bryant

 

Summer

Bright, Clear

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August 22, 2012

Small Stone

by Jo Bryant

 

cracked

uneven

bowed

my road

is perfect

in its

imperfections

August 18, 2012

Melancholy

by Jo Bryant


Abandoned,

cornered,

braced in a corner

blank eyes

narrow

kiss-and-tell

lips draw tight

heart

pumps out-of-order,

veins pulse a staccato rhythm .

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