J. R. Solonche
I’m professor Emeritus of English at SUNY Orange. I live in the Hudson Valley. I’ve published six poetry collections as well as extensively in magazines and anthologies.
Are you kidding?
All I hear is rapping.
I haven’t heard America singing since 1968.
©2018 J. R. Solonche
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