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Janet Turpin Myers

Burlington, Ontario, Canada

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Recent poems

  • 20 Jan 2017

    The Inauguration of Donald Trump

    It was nearly gone now,
    feebly scratched,
    faltered and foundering,
    haltering,
    roundly done-in

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  • 07 Mar 2016
    1

    Spring, Spring (at last)

    Open my window.
    Count my fingers.
    How many months have passed?
    November December January

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  • 08 Jan 2016
    2

    Which War, Every War

    On that night
    of grit and wonder
    I saw boys split asunder
    upon a field of schemes

    Theirs was

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  • 08 Jan 2016
    1

    Global Warming

    Tell me you saw it coming

    in clouds that trapped the sun

    did the glacier leak

    did the ice

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  • 08 Jan 2016

    I Hold

    Do you know what I hold in my hand?

    Not your life

    Not your hope

    Not grains of sand

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  • 08 Jan 2016
    1

    God Is

    God is a single braid down my sister’s back
    fingers threading ribbons
    a dotted track that leads

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