Treasure Island

Derrick Clark

(04-25-81 / tulare california)

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scourging heat
vagabond looks
coin cup holding

Submitted: Wednesday, May 02, 2007
Edited: Sunday, February 20, 2011

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  • Duncan Wyllie (5/13/2007 1:23:00 PM)

    Like the painter who uses few brush-strokes to create a master piece, you have done a similer thing with your words...wonderful Derrick
    Take care
    Love duncan x (Report) Reply

  • Patti Masterman (5/2/2007 10:07:00 AM)

    Wow. I can see this in my mind. This is one of your best, Derrick. 'He who can
    say much in so few words- has far to go in life! ' (Report) Reply

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