POEM John Barnie

NWR Issue 106


Turning over in bed I

listened to what the heart

said; Old pump, I replied, I’ll

try, just see me through today...

John Barnie’s latest books are a collection of poems, The Roaring Boys, and a memoir, Footfalls in the Silence (both published by Cinnamon Press).


previous poem: Airline Pilots
next poem: Octopus


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