James Kangas

Love’s Old Sweet Song

Emphasize old,
de-emphasize sweet.
What can I say
about 1968?

It was the best of times,
became the worst. How green
I was. You...you
never did come clean.

James Kangas is a retired librarian and musician living in Flint, Michigan.  His poems have appeared in Atlanta Review, Chiron Review, Main Street Rag, The North Dakota Quarterly, The Penn Review, et al.  His chapbook, Breath of Eden (Sibling Rivalry Press), was published in 2019.