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New Poems by John Grey

New Poems by John Grey

COMING UPON A FUNERAL I saw people suffer where the street ran near to quiet and I heard them weep in Cantonese. I have taken to flicking the light-switch on and off, on and off. And grabbing the cheapest haircut I can find. I am looking for a way to say that I too am sorry. A Chinese restaurant is floating red kites from its roof. The colors are so bloody here, I no longer speak to the horizon. At…

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Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins

 A pleasant discovery for me a couple of years ago, the music of Missy Higgins continues to impress. I first heard her on my pandora.com account, and just picked up one of her CDs. Her warmth, intelligence, and vulnerability flow with every song, and her beautiful vocals resonate long after the song has worked its way into the night. I love her accent. I love that she never felt the need to hide her Aussie background. It makes her seem…

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