The Guest

by | Apr 23, 2013 | Poetry

Nothing says you’re not

getting married more

than someone else’s wedding

dress hanging up in your

bedroom. Its beady-eyed

row of buttons look

your body up and down.

Don’t spill anything

on that, your boyfriend,

best friend of the groom,

jokes. You don’t laugh.








Photo by Georgie Sharp

About The Author

Meg Johnson

Meg Johnson’s first full length poetry collection is forthcoming from The National Poetry Review Press. Her poems have appeared in Slipstream Magazine, Word Riot, Stone Highway Review, Midwestern Gothic, SOFTBLOW, and others. Meg started dancing at a young age and worked professionally in the performing arts for many years. She currently lives in Akron, Ohio and is the editor of Dressing Room Poetry Journal.