Denzil Straight

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Denzil Straight
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I'm a retired disabled Army veteran, I've only been writing poetry since late 1998. I've had two of my poems published at Poetry.Com. I have several web sites that feature all of the poems that I have written thus far. Thats it on me the 'Poet' and about me the person, well (deep subject) , My Father was a WWII and Viet Nam U.S. Navy veteran. I was married twice, been divorced twice, have a 17 year old son from the second marraige. I retired from the Idaho Army National Guard after serving 20 yrs. I married my second wife on May 14,1988 and divorced in May of 1999. Had a complete breakdown in Sept. '98 (They say major depression w/suicidal ideations) laughing abougt that one.Hehehehehe!... more »

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Darkest Deepest Nite

Written 6/26/99

In the darkest deepest nite
M'Lady Josephene did come to me.
I see her throu the fires light.
Walking slowly towards me.
Such a vision my eyes do see.
Can this vision be real?
Or is it but a foolish dream?
I be so tired and worn.
For long did I do battle this day.
I be not sure of what
is real and what be not.
For my mind does play tricks on me.
But Lo, It must be real, for now
M'Lady does stand afore me.
Slowly, unsure of my
senses, I reach out to thee.
To see if thou art ...

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