The Ramingo’s Porch – “Here Come The Rats” A Poem By John Grey

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HERE COME THE RATS

 

HERE COME THE RATS

Maybe rats started out
content to live
in riverbanks,
trashcan alleys,
and perhaps,
in their tiny rodent minds, Continua a leggere

The Ramingo’s Porch – “Off The Road” And Other Poems By John Grey

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OFF THE ROAD

He dreams of that old Thunderbird
with the bullet-nosed hood,
the way it idled like a Bengal tiger’s gut
at the stop light on Cross and Barnes,
the sweet low whine of the turbo,
his foot as eager as a finger
to press that accelerator trigger
as two dolt-heads rolled up on either side,
one in a battered Chevy and
the other, a sleek Corvette. Continua a leggere