By Ray Dillard

"As I remember is a set of funny and heartfelt brief tales and poetry sharing moments from a existence jam-packed with laughter and love. writer Ray Dillard has lengthy desired to checklist those thoughts of his lifestyles for friends and family; besides the fact that, early within the strategy, he came across greater than the necessity to create a private legacy for his kinfolk. He discovered a brand new voice that instructed colourful and descriptive tales and supplied an inspiring message. He attributes his figuring out of the human spirit and its want for nourishment to his studies as a son, brother, husband, father, and instructor.

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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