Archive for January, 2011

Poem by the Cherry in the Garden of Eden
poem by
John Grey

January 31, 2011

Last I saw of her, Eve was talking to the snake, in heated discussion regarding the juiciness of apples vis-à-vis pears It was right about when she started wearing the fig-leaf and sprouting about how if she ever has kids, she’s going to name them Cain and Able. I believe the word ‘banished’ was bandied […]

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Catacombs
poem by
John Grey

January 31, 2011

Flashlights in hand, down we go into the catacombs, a nervous step or two behind the guide. Basilica above, burial chamber below. Under all this earth and stone, hymn sinks slowly into dirge. Strange how carcasses are the new Eiffel Tower, the macabre Louvre, walls of skulls in slots like a dissolute sculpture garden. Gale […]

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