Craig Erick Chaffin

Rookie [C.E. Chaffin] (10/17/54 / Ventura, CA)

Craig Erick Chaffin Poems

1. At the Vietnam Memorial 4/5/2007
2. On the Anthropic Principle 9/4/2008
3. Pawn 9/4/2008
4. A Time to Weep 9/4/2008
5. Last Poem of my 45th Year 10/15/2009
6. In Your Hands 10/26/2009
7. Outing 7/17/2014

At the Vietnam Memorial

At the Vietnam War Memorial

Black granite stretches its harsh, tapering wings
up to pedestrian-level grass
but sucks me down, here, at the intersection of names.
I forgive, I must, though I wish something
could heal this wound in the earth.

Behold, all theorists, the price of theory:

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