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 new 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.
Every Year of Our Lives
summer rephrases the spring's landscape, changes bud to petal blossom to leaf just as autumn rephrases the summer's landscape and winter the autumn's, while season after season you and I keep rewriting the past--until much of the world we once lived in has been expunged.
Time is a hulking stag that stomps through an endless forest brushing aside low branches and ignoring your existence, but is also a butterfly that flutters through the air and alights still again on the petals of your favorite memories.
©2021 Robert K. Johnson
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