JOAN McNERNEY

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POETRY

I planted my garden

on the wrong side
of moon forgetting
tides of ocean
lunar wax wane

only madness
was cultivated
there underground
tubular roots
corpulent veins

flowers called
despair gave off
a single fruit…

I ate it
my laughter
becoming harsh
my eyes grew
oblique.

Joan McNerney’s poetry has been included in numerous literary magazines such as Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Poet Warriors, Blueline, and Halcyon Days.  Four Bright Hills Press Anthologies, several Poppy Road Review Journals, and numerous Kind of A Hurricane Press Publications have accepted her work.  Her latest title, The Muse In Miniature, is available on Amazon and she has four Best of the Net nominations.

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2 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    Truly one of my favorite poets who has appeared in all 3 of my poetry anthologies.

    Reply
  2. Anonymous

    A wonderful poet, lady, who has appeared in all 3 group poetry anthologies.

    Reply

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