Last Dance

John Drudge

As we dance
The dance
Of loss and isolation
I hold you against
The coming
Of cold grey days
Behind the bones
Of forgotten whales
Like the end
Of our time
In our bleak absurdities
As we dance the dance

John is a social worker working in the field of disability management. He is the author of two books of poetry: “March” (2019) and “The Seasons of Us” (2019). His work has appeared in the Arlington Literary Journal, The Rye Whiskey Review, Poetica Review, Drinkers Only, Literary Yard, The Alien Buddha Press, Montreal Writes, Mad Swirl, The Avocet, Sparks of Calliope, Harbinger Asylum, Black Coffee Review, The Ekphrastic Review, Cajun Mutt Press, and the Adelaide Literary Magazine. John is a multiple Pushcart Prize nominee and lives in Caledon Ontario, Canada with his wife and two children.

Issue 20
Back to Issue
Also in this thread
This thread has no other posts