Poem: One of My Life Stories

By: John Grey

lifestory

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
in-betweeners
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.

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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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