Jack Turner

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Hey! Right so, I'm 20 year old college student in Dublin, living, working and drinking hard. I didn't have an email address when i set up this account (I know, I'm a freak) so I've been using my cousin's one, which is really starting to get on her nerves I think, but she's just too polite to say.... I've been writing poetry for as long as I can possibly remember, at first awful, pretentious stuff... more »

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  • Aaron Brown (11/28/2008 10:42:00 AM)

    Jack writes with fire and passion; the visceral might of the old masters is alive and pulsing within the syllables and phrases of his works.

    I stand in awe of what he produces. I wish I wrote as well as Jack.

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Best Poem of Jack Turner

And So, Retire

The twilight comes slowly,
Almost unnoticeable
and weary limbs sink thankful to the chair.
Another day over, and in for the night.
The fire flickers like a memory
of summers past
and passions turned to ashes.
The mirror lies, perhaps - but only to the young
and no frosted glass or gloss can hide
the hair that fades with her desire
or the blush
that fades from in his heart.
The evening lulls into familiar deja vu
and he etches a map of routine
across his face and she feeds the fire like a child
or a past that could be born again
rising from ...

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