Garden Fresh with Blood by John McMahon

who gave you your first knife,


was it the one that lost his


did he who gave you your second


cut off the ears to your heart

so you no longer hear the pain?

the garden fresh with blood,

a hand gone

love gone

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John McMahon

John McMahon has been writing for over twenty years. He lives with his wife and daughter in sunny Scotland. He has work published in a few magazines, and a couple of anthologies. Poetry for him is a source of great comfort as he suffers from bipolar disorder.

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