ronald stroman

(03/14/56 / philadelphia, pa)

Poems of ronald stroman

1. 2 Funerals 12/7/2013
2. A Basic Training Poem 5/24/2011
3. A House Divided 12/7/2013
4. A Leap of Faith 2/16/2014
5. A Poem That Kills Time 3/4/2014
6. a Poet's Heart 5/20/2014
7. A Private Matter. 5/25/2011
8. A Soldier's Wounded Message 7/7/2012
9. A Symphony of Bloody Songs 6/16/2014
10. A Young Man's Limp 4/22/2010
11. Arlington Cemetary Blues 5/15/2011
12. aRRIVAL 5/20/2014
13. Click Here 12/10/2013
14. Different Breed of Human Being 7/8/2014
15. Don't Kick My Dog! 5/24/2011
16. Eleven B Ten* 12/20/2011
17. Good RiDDance 8/25/2008
18. I Never Saw My Mother Smile 12/9/2013
19. Job Openings: the Lesbian Club 12/8/2013
20. Just Desserts 2/22/2014

Arlington Cemetary Blues

the Army buried that young man
in little bits & pieces,
“honorably” awarded
what was left of him…
some medals:
that he'd never touch
or knew he had won

these…they gave to his crying Mother.

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