Roxanne Dubarry

Rookie - 132 Points (October 4,1954 / Seattle, Washington)

'My Former Poetic Best Friend.'


Once upon a time, and not very long ago, I searched for a
wide river's road around the bend, only to run into a
dead end. Oh, but I can remember when, you used to
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

The orginal title of this poem dedicated to Jean Carey was intitled:
'The Wide River Road Along the Bend.) Last August, I decided to change the title for Shannon's sake. This poem also appeared in the booklet called, 'Apples of Gold.' Which is an actual title to a poetry book that she gave me when we were still friends and attending Everett Community College.

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