By Ray Dillard
The assortment is split into components: half one, such as brief tales drawn from Dillard’s existence; and half , providing his poetry. In either, he captures the essence of the $64000 and engaging stories of his lifestyles up to now. His imagery and tone are transparent within the following excerpt from an extended poem approximately his father:
When We have been younger
He left for paintings every one morning,
Wearing steel-toed boots and a tin hat.
He took lengthy strides that have been thrice
The size of mine.
In one hand he carried a lunch pail and a thermos.
The different hand used to be empty,
Like his pockets.
Bye-Bye Daddy ..."
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