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The Literary Groong - 06/16/2019


    There Is No More...

    By Kevork K Kalayjian Jr


    There is no more poetry
    Love left no traces in memory
    It is impossible to be funny
    Cynicism has deformed sensitivity
    Sex has replaced sensuality
    It's all transformed to lack of care
    Viewed in the silhouette of body
    Listen to the conversational melody.

    Wait! What's that fly doing there?
    Why does it fly in the middle of
    This hospital, white, clean room?

    As I was saying,
    There is no more poverty
    Love has mortgaged memory
    Caring has been overwhelmed by sensitivity
    Instincts have overpowered sensuality
    By reflecting kindness and care
    Portrayed as a stuffed animal, a Teddy Bear!
    Exhibiting great skills in the agility of the body
    Reverberating the proclamation of joy.

    Resonating the resilience of bliss!



--
Kevork K. Kalayjian, Jr.  is a graduate of the AGBU's Melkonian
Educational Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus, and holds a B.A. in Political
Science and Economics from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford,
NJ, a M. Ed. in Counseling Psychology, from WilliamPaterson University,
Wayne, NJ, and CPA requirements completed at Pace University, NYC.
Kevork resides in NY and likes to paint and write. Some of his poems
have been published in literary periodicals such as "Ararat" and at
www.poetry.com.


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