Stephen Saul

Rookie (March 19,1958 / Kansas City, Kansas)

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The year after the fall of Saigon saw me enlisted in the United States Army. For three years I served with the field artillery in West Germany. Later, after too many years in a college classroom, I took work as a newspaper reporter and editor. Some articles from that period found homes on the AP and UPI wire services.

While at the University of Kansas, I earned a BA in political science... more »

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  • Theodora Onken (3/3/2005 1:43:00 AM)

    Wow, this is great, really hot! I am very surprised, as this is totally different from what you write, but God it is so good!

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  • Theodora Onken (2/1/2005 1:25:00 PM)

    Where did all of your work go, Steven?
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Best Poem of Stephen Saul

The Wind

i walk softly
among crucifixions
where the vanquished
like stands of timber
bless my footsteps
only to cool
the centurion's brow
his chest filled
with the might of rome
i am called builder
who blows
the hope of life
among the petals
and the thorns
and i scatter cities
to angry skies
leaving twisted
mounds of steel
i am the gently
wailed psalm
that wanders
dark olive groves
and come the dawn
soft blue over gray mountains
i bring the breathless
unrelenting
ceaseless chant of war

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