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Mountain Nose

74-year old grandfather. Served with IVS, Vietnam, 1968-69 in II Corps/III Corps. 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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Loudest the Graveyard's Call

Loudest is the graveyard’s call
On afternoons in autumn’s fall
As light between the... [+]

Qualified Short Fiction Contest 2020 - Poetry

Indiana at 3 a.m.

In the morning night
When streetlight shadows
Scramble rat-ways
Under parked cars
And... [+]

Finalist - Jury America: color it in. Summer 2020 - Poetry

Saigon '68

I have seen you, shell-shocked city,
Shimmer in the parachute flares
The day’s dust and... [+]