Posted by George Polley on Wednesday, September 22, 2010,
I wrote this poem after having watched the salesman on the news one evening. His presentation still sends chills running up and down my spine. Ramzy Baroud, the editor of The Palestine Chronicle kindly published it in the September 15th 2010 issue of his online newspaper. The poem is reprinted below in its original format, with the last two stanzas revised.
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I'm an author, fiction writer and poet. My recent publications are "The Old Man and The Monkey" and "Grandfather and the Raven", both published by Night Publishing (UK); a collection of short stories, "Fernandez' Tale and Other Stories", and a poetry collection "Seeing: Collected Poems, 1973-1999", published by Tortoise & Hare, both out of print. I love telling stories, so drop by from time to time for updates.
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