TWO CHAIRS – Susan Tepper and Glenn Bowie

Susan Tepper is a twenty-year writer in all genres and the author of 12 books of fiction and poetry. Her satirical novel ‘OFFICE’ will be out soon from Wilderness House Press. Another novel titled ‘Hair of a Fallen Angel’ to be released by Cervena Barva Press this winter. Tepper is in the production stage of a play about artist Jackson Pollock in his later years. http://www.susantepper.com


TWO CHAIRS

behind this door
where carrots grow,
and unfamiliar greens
sprout in the dank.
Two chairs
you and me
Raw
gifts from a god
lost, too
in the wilderness.
Tremulous we recall
what a room should be:
Roses papered on wallboard.
Sweet elation
just wasn’t enough
to withstand crumbling brick
& collapsed roof
the enemy’s pecking order:
crows on a fence
pot-shot
To be eaten by starving strays.



Glenn Bowie is a published poet, lyricist, musician, and photographer from the Boston area. He also owns and operates an elevator company that supplies custom-built elevators for clients from New England to Hollywood. He’s author of two poetry and photography collections (Under the Weight of Whispers and Into the Thorns and Honey) from Big Table Publishing.  Glenn donates all profits from his books to various charities for the homeless and to local animal shelters.

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