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

Secrets

I have a secret.
I keep it locked away, clutched to my heart.
I guard it with my life, and I may give it
But it will not let me go.
Never.
Every day is a battle.
I have no weapons anymore; my swords are blunt, my axes poor
I have no shields, no shelter
I have no allies in this war.
I cannot think, yet cannot stop.
I cannot break, I cannot drop.

I am not me; I have become
The faceless stats, the numbered dumb.
This secret is a demon.
A lusty femme fatale she drew me in and had me
For all the world to see;
I am not her;
Yet she is ...

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