Owen Johnston

Rookie (October 2nd,1977 / Lake City, SC)

Owen Johnston Poems

41. Humanity 1/26/2012
42. Humanity Ii 1/26/2012
43. Miles To Go 1/26/2012
44. Omnipresence Haiku 1/26/2012
45. Strangely Soothing Storm Haiku 1/26/2012
46. Eternal Hope And Glory 1/26/2012
47. Eternity Begins Now 1/26/2012
48. Nightmare The Black Cat Haiku 1/26/2012
49. Urban Decay 1/25/2012
50. A Prose-Poem Prayer/My Psalm 1/26/2012
51. Chaos Theory 1/26/2012
52. Castle Of Bones 1/26/2012
53. Ghost Hunting 1/25/2012
54. Ladybug Haiku 1/26/2012
55. The Enchanted Forest Of Poetry 1/26/2012
56. Zen Garden Haiku 1/26/2012
57. Of Dreams And Ambitions 1/26/2012
58. Manifest Destiny 1/25/2012
Best Poem of Owen Johnston

Manifest Destiny

How wild was the west?
How true rang the gold,
That men sought and killed
For it?

How mighty the steed,
And how much mightier
The man who rode it
And held the law on his hip?

How long the roads of those days?
How deep the secrets?
Would the spirits of
Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp
Speak to us in the old saloon?

Read the full of Manifest Destiny


I. Stomping Ground

Traversing the rural fringes
Of urban reality,
Haunting the spirits
With lamps and curious minds.

II. Marble City
I know when you were born and died,

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