Poem: One of My Life Stories

By: John Grey


Three high school sweethearts,
one from my first workplace,
two from my second,
the redhead I met on my travels,
the blonde I married
and divorced,
a couple of
and then you –

I have been loving
since the age of
thirteen and a half
but, only of late,
to the benefit
of both of us.


John Grey is an Australian poet, US resident. Recently published in Homestead Review, Cape Rock and Columbia Review with work upcoming in Louisiana Review, Poem and Spoon River Poetry Review.


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