Monday, February 25, 2019

6th and Market Street by Joanne Olivieri

Used needles
coagulated blood carpeting
line the streets.
Hookers turning tricks
on a dime
homeless, begging for food
Sax man plays the blues
outta tune
and morning unfolds
Same old
recycled scenario, the city streets
lonely existence

   About  Joanne Olivieri:

Joanne has been writing for 50 years. She is a published poet and photographer. Her works have appeared in numerous in print and online
publications such as The Parnassus Literary Journal, Westward Quarterly, The San Diego Arts and Poets Magazine, Nomads Choir, SP Quill, the Rye Whiskey Review, Cajun Mutt Press, just to name a few. She was awarded a round-trip ticket to Hong Kong in 2007 by Cathay Pacific Airways for her winning entry in their poetry contest. Joanne is the founder and editor of Stanzaic Stylings
Literary Ezine.

Joanne enjoys reading, writing, collecting old poetry books, live music concerts, roaming art galleries and museums, leisurely lunches with
friends in diners, getting out in nature with her camera and making toys for and playing with her feathered companion, Sammers

You can learn all there is to know about her by visiting her website/blog

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