Poems by Jonas Sidell

Jonas Sidell returns to Gadfly with two more poems: lamenting, peering inward, a reflection on the stripped down feeling that comes at the end of each week.

He meditates on love, music, and alcohol, all components of the end of the week self-assessment, followed by a brief glimpse into next week, an attempt to see the future. But what does the future hold? No one knows.
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Living with Rats and Other Poems

Living with Rats They’re sneaky, quick, stealth, like a robber.  Like a world-class So I hold a broomstick thief.  Climb a wall, collapse under a doorway, these things in bed – clutch it are unstoppable.  They’ll eat their way out the room to my breast.  Surprisingly, I’m fearin’ they’ll enter. . . Can be here at any moment, in fact, probably are! I feel better.  I’m ready to whack roving …continue…