Outta Touch by Jeffery Martin

 

Absenteeism runs rampant among them

as they assemble amongst themselves

speaking a broken language of anger and isolation

 

Having few attachments helps them scowl at the world

never realizing they are a part

vital and numerous of the hell they raise

and the hell which helped raise them

 

Their homes are too often filthy or locked

or both

of which they have grown

accustomed

and their children wait

in the wings

 

© Jeffery Martin

Weapon of Choice

Excerpt from the book Weapon of Choice

$13.95 Plus Shipping ~ Available at CTU Publishing Group and Amazon.com


20645101_10210024379835016_6687973742195305575_oAbout the Author

Author Jeffery Martin has written 10 books and contributed poetry to 7 anthologies. “Weapon of Choice” won the 2008 New Jersey Beach Book Festival ‘Best Book of Poetry’ and honorable mention in both the New York Book Festival and London Book Festival. Mr. Martin, a storyteller, has also used stories to inspire classrooms and youth groups in both New York and California. While living in Rochester New York he founded the BEHOLD Theater group (he hopes to kick start this again) which introduced to youth to various disciplines within the arts, ranging from Poetry to Fencing. Recently retired from the Los Angeles Unified School District he plans on taking poetry, drumming and storytelling on the road to reach a broader audience. He is currently writing a film script with hopes of releasing it sometime in 2018. His most recent book is “Jus Sayin” released in June 2017 is a myriad of thoughts he has shared over social media over the past few years.

Visit Jeffery’s Author Page At www.ctupublishinggroup.com/jeffery-martin-.html



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