Jack Growden

(1997 / Townsville, Australia)

Poems of Jack Growden

1. Age 7/4/2014
2. Always 11/6/2013
3. Autumn Leaves 5/8/2013
4. Beneath One Sky 10/17/2013
5. Bidding Adieu 4/23/2014
6. Born Years Too Late 4/10/2014
7. Brelles 7/27/2013
8. Brelles - French Version 7/27/2013
9. Brown Tomorrow 9/30/2014
10. Caged 3/21/2013
11. Clearer In My Dreams 7/15/2014
12. Closure 8/28/2014
13. Dearest Nelly 10/10/2013
14. Down By Mavers Hill 7/27/2013
15. Driftwood at Sunset 10/15/2013
16. Early Mourning 12/24/2013
17. Escaping Port Arthur 10/16/2013
18. Eulogy For Youth 1/11/2014
19. Evening Contemplation 10/22/2013
20. Faces 6/9/2014

Closure

A moment's respite comes calling
For the son who saw his mother die.
It comes as behind dark Oakleys
He resists the urge to cry.
Though with a moment's clarity
He begs to question why;
Why does he see fit to hold back grief
When to grieve is to feel
And to feel is to live?

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