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North of Tombstone, 3 A M – Poetry Reading by Doug Stanfield

Watch the poetry reading performed by Val Cole. NORTH OF TOMBSTONE, 3AM  by Doug Stanfield: Get to know the poet: 1) What is the theme of your poem? How a harsh land shapes the people who survive its challenges. In … Continue reading

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North of Tombstone, 3 A.M, Poetry by Doug Stanfield

Shadows and silhouettes made by the waning moon
Slide past and disappear in the direction of California’a promise.
Off to the south somewhere over the sand and arroyos and cacti
Is Old Mexico. A few miles, no more.
A small town slips into view through the train window:
Safeway. Ace Hardware. A Benson Fuel station glares at a Shell station on the other corner. Continue reading

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