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!

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

    Where did all of your work go, Steven?

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Poet Of Working Women

i stood alone
at her grave
a simple flat marker
on a mound of earth
the few
who still
remembered her
slowly trickled away
she had lived to ninety
and nursed the wounded
of france
in two world wars
til she lost
her marbles
at bastogne
she told me once
that she had found
a few of them
but the rest
were better left missing
overlooking the
staten island ferry
she'd written
some six hundred poems
but only a dozen
had survived
mostly on the lips
of the seamstresses
and cleaning ladies
of the burroughs
she was ...

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