Clarence A. Graham, Jr.
Biography of Clarence A. Graham, Jr.
I was born June 28,1919 in the big bed room in a building on the North side of Cestnut Street of Virginia, Minnesota. I have lived all of my life, with the exception of going away to school and serving in the United States Army for 3 years,8 months and 11 days. I served in various units in the Army. The last assignment was a Detachment Clerk. I am a retired Mortician with 50 years of service to the families in the area. I retired about23 years ago. I started writing poetry about 5 years ago. To date, February 2,2006, I have written 313 poems.
Clarence A. Graham, Jr.'s Works:
I have written no books, but some of my poetry has been published in books. I have won a number of awards. I enjoy writing poems. I have a lady cousin who lives in Wisconson and she told me that she knew that I had this talent when I was very young. I am 87 years old now and enjoying life very much.
- THANKSGIVING TIME
- Long Suffering
- THANK YOU MOTHER-GOD
- CHRISTMAS TIME
- Lonesome Poke Town
- Sleepy Head
- The Joy of Loving
- Happy Anniversary of your Birth
- The Two Puffins
- Grabby Gabby
- Honey Bee
- A Little Boy Named Snoopy
Did you not know that we are all Kin?
We came from God and are returning to God
The way may be rough at times
But, we will all make it
We can always smooth out the way
By helping each other over the rough spots