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Abandoned | A Poem by Michael Lee Johnson

Indiana farmhouse
abandoned
except old
grandfather clock
dusty corner
pendulum
motionless –
still all family
memories remain
hidden behind
that face.

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Michael Lee Johnson is a poet, freelance writer, and amateur photographer. He has been published in more than 850 small press magazines in 27 countries, and he edits 10 poetry sites. Author’s website http://poetryman.mysite.com/. Michael is the author of The Lost American: From Exile to Freedom, and several chapbooks of poetry, including From Which Place the Morning Rises and Challenge of Night and Day, and Chicago Poems. He also has over 78 poetry videos on YouTube as of 2015: https://www.youtube.com/user/poetrymanusa/videos. He is a nominee for a Pushcart award in poetry 2015.


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