fall issue preview: three lines from John Grey’s “Death of a Blues Singer”

9 Jul

Just like a Harlequin romance is Dickens with a lobotomy.

It’s still the printed word, still a way of breaking open pages

and weeping no more for Hemingway or O’Hara or even Tennessee Williams.

2 Responses to “fall issue preview: three lines from John Grey’s “Death of a Blues Singer””

  1. Erin Blauvelt July 9, 2013 at 04:36 #


    • pea river journal July 9, 2013 at 04:39 #

      Yes. I feel guilty sharing just three lines when this poem just builds and builds.

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