L MILTON HANKINS

L MILTON HANKINS

Hico Fayette Co West Virginia
L MILTON HANKINS
Hico Fayette Co West Virginia
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Biography
I was born and raised in the south-central West Virginia. I graduated from Nuttall High School, Lookout, WV in 1959 and went off to Berea College, Berea, Kentucky. After my freshman year, I enlisted in the United States Air Force, where I served for four years in the beautiful state of Hawaii. While there, I attended Jackson College and the Univers ...
Popular Poems
1.
Trump
What happened to the time of decency?
When our leaders modeled right and good
Faith and moral judgment rightly reigned
And we did for country what we could.
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2.
If I Were The Only Poet Left In The World Today
If I were the only poet left in the world today
And all the great verses and rhymes of the past
Were suddenly swept away in the awful crush
Of today's destructive and cacophonous voices
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3.
Look Me Straight In The Eye
Look me straight in the eye
Not askance or a side glance
Or shifty-eyed like you know
You are busted telling me a lie.
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4.
When We Met
The hint of love-mist in our eyes
My whispered hello, your perfumed sighs

The fleeting moments when we met
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5.
Ill Wind And Me
Sometimes ill wind blows my way, it seems
To cast opaque shadows o'er all my dreams
Sending my spirits downward soaring
Causes my life to lose its fragile mooring
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Popular Quotes
16 October 2020
'Never think that you will be punished for eternity for never being what you were always meant to be.

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