Duane Robert Pierson

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Duane Robert Pierson’s early schooling was in a one-room schoolhouse, no plumbing, no electricity, etc. He has been awarded a Bachelor of Arts in biology and history from the University of Alabama, and a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy from Cornell University.
He has taught elementary school, high school, and has been a college profess ...
Popular Poems
1.
Girls In Summer Dresses
A girl in a summer dress
turns hot into cool,
sweat into sweet,
steam to chilled mist.
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2.
The River Of Outrage
A river flows through this country
seen only by the cynical eye of the excluded sane,
a stream of cultural sewage glittering like ersatz gems
sending ripples of scented acid lapping at citizen souls,
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3.
Apologize Mr. President
You should apologize.
Get down on your knees and plead,
but your apology will be worthless,
like expectorant into a sewer.
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4.
Demeter’s Holy Grain
With corn ripe golden hair
she bestrode the harvest
before the black frost set in,
smiling gently and triumphal
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5.
The Dance
A ballet of autumn leaves.
They danced upon the road
with colors in full array,
standing and swaying
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