‘Malaga Moon’ by John Drudge

The warm ocean breeze
Docks its thoughts
High up
On the white sand beach
Up to the patio
Of the bodega bar
With the windows wide open
And the stars near
Where men from the mountains
And drifters
From the shore
Mingle in a multitude
Of loud moods
The day’s unrest
With cheap cold beer
And oysters on the half
Under the watchful eye
Of a boastful moon
On a deeply inked
Malaga night


JOHN DRUDGE is from Toronto, Canada. He is a social worker working in the field of disability management and hold degrees in social work, rehabilitation services, and psychology. He has written poetry off and on for most of my life, starting around age 10, and although he has always enjoyed the process, he has just recently begun to submit poetry this past year and has a book entitled, “March” coming out this month with a publisher.

Copyright © 2019 by John Drudge. All rights reserved.

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