Poem- In this Life

In this life that’s so hard

I try to capture an image of you

To keep it in a jar

And carry with me

No matter where I go

Or how far


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Black Swan Poetry is featured in Tuck Magazine

Black Swan Poetry is featured in the current Tuck Magazine issue. Please use this link to read the poems and please browse this very nice magazine while there!



Poem – She bangs on the door

With all the desperation and power

Of a young woman trapped in a love gone bad

She bangs on the door

Such energy when released into the universe

Attempts to reach whatever it can and destroy

He feels the vibration coming through the floor


Sitting on the couch

All sound from the world around him blocked

By the music in his ears

The Sound so thick

It is as he is adrift in it

But still the message received by his feet

Is all too clear

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Poem – Mask

I handed you

Everything I wanted

You to see

Only the fullest fruit

Picked fresh

From the sunniest

Part of the tree

Hiding all that

Was left dying

On the vine

Turning first to black

And then back to ash

Long ago forgotten

And left behind

What’s not to love

From my handpicked selection

Carefully chosen

And placed over your shoulders

A beautiful Shawl

Painstakingly woven

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