My Neighbor, Garvey

poem by Mark Tulin
— Read on www.bewilderingstories.com/issue923/neighbor_garvey.html

A big shoutout to Bewildering Stories for publishing the narrative poem.

Photo by Steven Weeks on Unsplash.com

Author, poet, short story writer from Santa Barbara, California. I write about a variety of topics, from my early childhood in Philadelphia, to my years as a family therapist, and finally to my soul-searching present in California. These are narratives that may have a humorous or serious content or both. Either way, I hope my poetry and stories resonate with you.

10 comments on “My Neighbor, Garvey

  1. This is a tough one. There are people like Garvey although I have not known any personally. This is a sad but true story in your poem.

  2. Paul Smith

    I used to blame people like Garvey for their fate, until someone pointed out how illogical I was being. If it is their fate, they, by definition, did not choose it. They are not responsible for something that was always going to happen to them.

  3. This is sad, but yet beautifully told.
    Garveys come in all shapes and sizes and with varying habits. Tormented souls always trying to fit or perhaps to stand out.
    Sending blessings and prayers to them, and to you a blessed weekend! ❤❤

  4. Such a tragic story, respectfully told.

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