Clay Kingdoms

Clay Kingdoms

Kingdoms are clay

and their language a river,

bleeding into the hearts,

and under the fingernails,

of individualism—

created by the king’s clay words;

transmitted to

the kingdom’s clay people.

Published by

John Brogan

John Brogan promotes renewable energy products in Northeast Ohio. He is also a new father, recently welcoming his first son, Victor Mackenzie Brogan, into the world. These experiences have encouraged fresh insights as he moonlights writing poetry, his favorite occupation, at his home in Cleveland Heights, OH. John is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, where he earned a BA in cognitive science. John is also the author of the following books: In Reflection of Nature (2015), and St. Augustine and the Piano (2016).