Danny P. Barbare

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The Janitor by Danny P. Barbare

Getting into the routine
emptying trash
the old clock inside me
begins to hum along
a steady tick
as if the red hand quickens
to the hour.


Danny P. Barbare’s poetry has recently appeared in Columbia College Literary Review, Fredericksburg Literary & Art Review, The Aurorean, Plainsongs, Ottawa Art Review, and many other online and print journals. He attended Greenville Technical College where his poetry won The Jim Gitting’s Award and his poetry has been nominated by Assisi Online Journal for Best of Net. He lives with his wife and family in Greenville, SC.