Cajun Mutt Press Featured Writer 06/01/20

La Cucaracha

I was supposed
To die
But I didn’t
I did things to tempt it
To be sure
I ran down everything
And taunted
What I could
I was wild
As wild things
Can get
And I was supposed
To die
But just didn’t

©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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