Cajun Mutt Press Featured Writer 05/25/20

New Days

At the meridian
Of understanding
Toward the curving horizon
Of an anonymous
Blue sky
Hanging still
Like hot air
On a flat road
And stumbling over
The surface
Of an imprint
Past the discouragement
Of intangible obsessions
And the seasons
Of inexperience
Left to congeal
Modern and enticing
In the curing blaze
Of exposure

©2020 John Drudge All rights reserved.


John is a social worker working in the field of disability management and holds degrees in social work, rehabilitation services, and psychology. He is the author of two books of poetry: March and The Seasons of Us (both published in 2019). His work has appeared in the Arlington Literary Journal, Poetica Review, Literary Yard, The Alien Buddha Press, Montreal Writes, Mad Swirl, The Avocet, Sparks of Caliope, Harbinger Asylum, Black Coffee Review, The Ekphrastic Review, and the Adelaide Literary Magazine. John is a multiple Pushcart Prize nominee and lives in Caledon Ontario, Canada with his wife and two children.

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