Cajun Mutt Press Featured Writer 08/23/21

Down Below

We are nature
Uniquely significant
Turbulent and original
In our shaping
And forward moving
By design
Forgoing nostalgia
For novelty
Where everything
Is here
Living within
The divine spark
Of will
In the ruins
Of our discontent
With transparent seeing eyes
Within the grandeur
Of ordinary life
Toiling beneath the surface
Where we never
Quite belong

Β©2021 John Drudge All rights reserved.

John Drudge

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 three books of poetry: March (2019), The Seasons of Us (2019) and New Days (2020). His work has appeared widely in numerous literary journals, magazines, and anthologies internationally. John is also a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee and lives in Caledon Ontario, Canada with his wife and two children.

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