Josephy Hardy πŸ”ˆ

Though All Walks End

stay with me and forget your unemployed boyfriend and the trip to Montana
you were planning, the rough hands that lifted you into his pick-up bed and onto
the cover of a romance novel, or someplace else we’ve never been.

Stay with me though the world is already yours, my longing enough.

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About the Author

Joseph Hardy, a reformed human resources consultant, lives in Nashville, Tennessee. His work has been published in Appalachian Review, Cold Mountain Review, Inlandia, Plainsongs, and Poet Lore, among others. He is the author The Only Light Coming In (Bambaz Press, 2020).