Talk Back

Reader Shares “Remarkable” Poem

JET wants you to Talk Back.  This is one of the reader submissions that we received and opted to publish.  Want to make your voice heard Submit your commentary, TV show recap, poem, 500-word book excerpt or essay HERE. Read all the rules  so you know how it works.  


At first glance
He’s remarkable
Even before he speaks
You come undone
Ready to seek
Him out as a lover
Then you catch a peek
Through their window
You see him hovering above her
She’s in distress
Trying to catch her breath
She’s a mess
Tears and snot covering
Her bruises
Now you’re thinking
He’s not so remarkable
After all

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