Robert J Meyer

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Biography of Robert J Meyer

Robert J Meyer poet

An English teacher in an alternative high school for former dropouts in inner-city Chicago for the last decade, he has worked in newspapers for several years prior to his current vocation. Meyer writes in both formal and informal verse on a variety of topics. He is a happy Chicagoan now.

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He stood before me,
Barefoot,
Toes dirty from running in the yard,
With tears tracing through the grime on his face.

And I asked why he was crying.
He said, 'The grasshopper got away.'
So we went in search of replacement,
And I never had a better day.

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