jerry hughes

Veteran Poet - 1,100 Points (January 4,1931 / a citizen of the world)

jerry hughes Poems

1. A Leaf 4/11/2007
2. A Message To My Father 4/15/2007
3. HONE TUWHARE'S: RAIN 3/29/2008
4. AN AUSSIE SUMMER 11/5/2007
5. BRIEF ENCOUNTER 4/7/2007
6. After the First Death* 4/11/2007
7. A FOUND FRAGMENT 11/6/2007
8. 2008 1/15/2008
9. ANGST 11/5/2007
10. ANAESTHETIST 5/2/2008
11. AFTERMATH OF A STROKE 9/1/2008
12. ABOUT ERIC 4/5/2007
13. BEING SEVENTY TWO 5/26/2007
14. ANYONE, EVERYONE'S SON 4/29/2008
15. CASANOVA 10/28/2008
16. THERE 4/8/2007
17. Argument Resolved 7/1/2007
18. NIL DESPERANDUM 4/6/2007
19. ANDREW 11/5/2007
20. BRAIN TO BODY POST OPERATION 5/22/2008

NIL DESPERANDUM

It was cold and wet
and there he was,
sitting on a park bench,
sorting his worldly posessions
into a plastic bag.

A book of poetry,
a comb,
darned socks,

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