Frank V. Gardner

Frank V. Gardner

Washington, D. C.
Frank V. Gardner
Washington, D. C.
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Frank, born in Washington, lived his early years in the small community of Glencarlyn, across the Potomac River from the Nation's Capital, in Arlington County, Virginia. After his father, Francis I. V. Gardner, died in a construction accident. his mother, Marie Gardner, moved with Frank, age four, and his two sisters, back to Washington, where she ...
Popular Poems
1.
This Time, You Come To Me
All through our lovely married life
I've had to go away.
And it was always you, my dear,
Who was back home to stay.
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2.
Father I Hardly Knew
My father, who I hardly knew,
Was never one to shirk.
He died in nineteen twenty four,
While helping friends at work.
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3.
Sanctification Of Love
Those lovers, young, may think they know,
But they won't know the score,
Until they're married twenty years,
And then they add some more.
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4.
Come Home. Danny
The day that Danny went away
He didn't make a fuss.
It was the second day of May....
He left a note for us.
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5.
Iambic Tetrameter And Me
Today, I sat me down to ponder
Why I write like this:
Four metric feet, first line of text,
And three feet in the next.
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