The American Journal of Poetry
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Kenneth Pobo

Sad Guitar

 

Our friend Jose told me
love drove him
crazy.

It’s true.

He lives in our cupboard
behind tea cups,
plays a sad guitar
that cracks
the butter dish,
shards among
mouse turds.

 

 

 

KENNETH POBO has a new book forthcoming in May from Circling Rivers called Loplop in a Red City.  Also forthcoming from Encircle Press is a chapbook called Calligraphy With Ball.  He teaches creative writing and English at Widener University in Pennsylvania.  He is a minor authority on Tommy James and the Shondells and loves to garden.

 

 

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