Robert K. Johnson
Bio Note: My poems are spins on our everyday world, which has always gripped me much more than science-fiction worlds. A now retired English Professor, I taught for many years at Suffolk University in Boston. I also for several years was Poetry Editor for IBBETSON STREET magazine. I have had several collections of poems published.
A Little Song
for Rachael The rush of pleasure that ripples through you when you--returning home-- bend over and take off your high heel shoes is what I feel every time I see you.
Originally published in Sarasvati
Back In The Good Old Days
I swallowed a slice of apple with a little brown seed tucked in it-- and my older brother gasped and told me the bad news: that seed would grow inside me into an apple tree, though when I ran to her, my mother laughed and said that would never happen except in my fertile imagination.
©2023 Robert K. Johnson
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