John Marvin is an 84 year old poet and scholar who still feels young. He has been having his work published for about 40 years with 250 in print. He did readings throughout Western New York before he moved to Florida.


Trigger Warning

Tell me of your night
its whispers and its clouds.

What is night when a waxing moon
casts shadows of boughs
upon a field without color.

That barn owl knows
of denizens scampering
from safety to safety.

She knows that some will not survive
‘til morning in exchange
for the lives of her nestlings.

So tell me of your night
with a whisper
of silent wings

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