Volume 4 Issue 1, April 2020

Danny P. Barbare

A Gift From a Friend

 

A
Book
Is
Open

As
If
To
Understand,
Listen

From
Page
To
Page

A
Gift
To
Me

That
Spoke.

 

A Choice

 

Work, says the janitor
   Is a choice
   Of words
Like taking the handle
   Of a broom
And being proud of who
   You are.

A Good Day

 

It’s
A
Good
Day

To
Happily
Dance
With
A
Mop

As
If
Tomorrow
Shall
Never
Be

And
A
Yellow
Bucket
Of
Clean
Water.

 

 

A Bundt Cake

 

Peppermint
Bark

And
Extract

Chocolate
Cake
Mix

Pudding
And
Chips

A
Bundt
Cake.

 

About the Poet

Danny P. Barbare has several books. One titled Nature Poems and the other Being a Janitor. He also has Gathered Poems and Family Poems and Love Poems. His poems have recently appeared in the North Dakota Quarterly, Plainsongs, Pennsylvania Literary Review, Birmingham Arts Journal, and Columbia College Literary Review. He resides in the Upstate of the Carolinas where he attended Greenville Technical College.

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