June 14, 2018 Poetry , POETRY / FICTION

Deva Darshan photo



Marc Carver




The Laughing Man



I see a man

bent slightly forward

hands in face

as if he is putting on a mask

He sobs

the only way

a man who wears boots and cream shorts can

screams with misery

then he takes his hands from his face

he starts to laugh

and his face changes

then he looks at me

and laughs even louder





Mrs Woo




We went to the fish and chip shop


and her

I ordered two fish and chips

Mrs Woo

asked if we wanted salt and vinegar

I said vinegar for me

and she said

only salt for her

I told Mrs Woo

we could not be more different

She just looked at me


the way a lot of people do






Marc Carver

Marc Carver has published some ten collections of poetry and over two thousand five hundred poems on the web but he most enjoys it when he gets an email from someone he does not know saying they like his work.

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