There’s a wall off in the distance
that keeps immigrants out,
as well as mountains
and the river.
And, on all sides off their house,
there are more walls,
to make their next-door neighbors
feel like Mexicans.
John Grey is an Australian poet, US resident, recently published in Soundings East, Dalhousie Review and Connecticut River Review. Latest book, “Leaves On Pages” is available through Amazon.