Michael Lee Johnson – 1 poem





I am tired of cheaters


online, weary eyed crossword


players complicated chest moves


drift dancers, lies, laid soft peddle,


shared pillow, dark closet dreamers.


Campaign gossip whispers,


infidelity, sex objects shoved up orifices


in open or private places.


Sex shops open late, consummation


nightclubs, cities dark corners.


Two doctrines of selfishness


you should know about


penises and affairs most are short.


Flesh and fights, scabs, cheaters in the night.


Michael Lee Johnson lived ten years in Canada during the Vietnam era. He is a Canadian and USA citizen. Today he is a poet, editor, publisher, freelance writer, amateur photographer, small business owner in Itasca, Illinois.  He has been published in more than 880 small press magazines in 27 countries, and he edits 10 poetry sites.  Author’s website http://poetryman.mysite.com/.  Michael is the author of The Lost American:  From Exile to Freedom (136 page book) ISBN:  978-0-595-46091-5, several chapbooks of poetry, includingFrom Which Place the Morning Rises andChallenge of Night and Day, and Chicago Poems. He also has over 91 poetry videos on YouTube as of 2015:  https://www.youtube.com/user/poetrymanusa/videos  Michael Lee Johnson, Itasca, IL. nominated for 2 Pushcart Prize awards for poetry 2015.  Visit his Facebook Poetry Group and joinhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/807679459328998/  He is also the editor/publisher of anthology, Moonlight Dreamers of Yellow Haze: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1530456762




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