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Lesson

It was 1963 or 4, summer,
and my father was driving our family
from Ft. Hood to North Carolina in our 56 Buick.
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  • Paul Sebastian (3/31/2014 5:34:00 AM)

    An experience of your life, felt deeply and expressed well.

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  • Richard Blay (3/30/2014 5:25:00 PM)

    i feel the terror as i read, but one thing, nowhere is cool. Good work

  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (3/30/2014 11:36:00 AM)

    In the cold swamps of Vietnam
    He must have held his son close
    In a soggy wallet - piece of home
    A father on the hostile distant shore....

    Excellent poem

  • Nika Mcguin (3/30/2014 1:17:00 AM)

    This is beautiful, frightening, and profound. I love poems like this, personal, telling a story, leaving me wondering. Its lovely.

    ~Nika

  • Guy Lip-more (9/5/2012 4:12:00 PM)

    I can almost feel your emotions. Good write.

  • Besa Dede (3/31/2012 3:44:00 PM)

    A good narration poem, Forest. Thank you for sharing

  • Sansika Uthayakumar (3/31/2012 11:54:00 AM)

    wow i can really feel the moments it's a really nice poem i really liked the way u started your poem

  • Richard Post (3/30/2012 10:55:00 AM)

    very good, helped me feel the moments and the times past

  • Indira Babbellapati (3/30/2012 10:26:00 AM)

    brilliant... lessons in living!

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