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Mountain Nose

72-year old grandfather. Served with IVS, Vietnam, 1968-69 in II Corp/III Corp. Police-fire-court reporter for Holyoke (MA) Transcript. Editor for GTE NW "Newsworthy" paper. PA Officer (DAE) for FEMA, Region 10, 15 years. Member Poets West Society. Currently, substitute high school teacher, Everett, WA.

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The word “family” conjures recollections: Thanksgiving dinners, Christmas around the tree, rented summer bungalows by the shore. I have those in my memory. But I have an added image: three or ... [+]

Button Fiction Spring 2019
1 min
15   453 readings
I have seen you, shell-shocked city,
Shimmer in the parachute flares
The day’s dust and ... [+]

General Submissions Rendez-Vous, July 2019 issue - Poem
3 min
7   2006 readings
One March afternoon in 1969 I was on the deck of a Chinese junk listening to the water clop against the wooden hull and enjoying a breeze that blew toward the South China Sea. The junk bobbed ... [+]

Finalist - Jury Selection
Set Stories Free 2018

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