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(28 April, 1950 - / Detroit, Michigan)

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The Colonel

What you have heard is true. I was in his house.
His wife carried a tray of coffee and sugar. His
daughter filed her nails, his son went out for the
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  • Cat Hodgson (4/14/2014 5:06:00 AM)

    harsh but maybe true in land of other

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  • Michelle Claus (4/13/2014 10:09:00 PM)

    I felt compelled to read this in is entirety. It wouldn't release me. It's an odd work... haunting. I still have questions. This poem's relentless subject-verb sentences work somehow. I'm not sure how I feel....

  • Liliana ~el (4/13/2014 5:58:00 PM)

    So intense. Really deep and evoking. Putting out the story with simple, full description. Sticks

  • Eugene Levich (4/13/2014 5:55:00 PM)

    Wow! If poetry is supposed to affect one's emotions- then this poem certainly hits the mark dead on. Brava!

  • Richard Blay (4/13/2014 5:53:00 PM)

    this is sure a poem, realism for that matter. good poem. makes sense to me

  • Sandra Feldman (4/13/2014 3:31:00 PM)

    Is this poetry? For me it's swindle plus, worthy to be posted in a bus.

  • Francis Lynch (4/13/2014 10:46:00 AM)

    He's no Colonel Kurtz.

  • Tiku . (4/13/2014 12:32:00 AM)

    beautiful drop.reading again.

  • Bill Grace (4/15/2012 9:41:00 PM)

    Wonderful piece of work! Bill Grace

  • Carlos R. (4/14/2012 3:48:00 AM)

    Simply stunning! I could never have possibly imagined this sort of behavior from Col. Harland David Sanders, but there we have it.

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