Laura McCullough


Laura McCullough Poems

1. Weather Terrorism 7/2/2005
2. Rise 7/2/2005
3. What Men Want 7/2/2005
4. The Decapitation Of Pappy Defranco 10/1/2005
5. Paradise On The Head Of A Pin 7/2/2005
6. Radiation 7/2/2005
7. Mass Production 7/2/2005

Comments about Laura McCullough

  • Poetry Hound (2/25/2005 8:12:00 AM)

    I can think of only one other poet,3-4 at most, who have submitted their work on this site over the past few months, that are in the same league as you. Your talent is immense and self-evident.

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Best Poem of Laura McCullough

The Decapitation Of Pappy Defranco

The Atlantic City 2am Special picked Donny up
at Trump Marina and left ten minutes late.
He was twenty one
and his friends had left him,
though it was his birthday,

and at the same time, Pappy –
known for his captainship of a fishing boat
that long ago was sold
after the Inlet lost its charm –
decided to leave the bar he’d frequented
since he was younger than Donny was now.

The bus swiped him,
no one disputes this,
but he’d been drinking,
and that will affect the inevitable suit.

Donny was first off the bus –
he’d been ...

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