Big Orange

Big Orange

By: Garland Davis

I was killed in the Nam,

But, my name does not adorn that wall,

I have not yet died, I still live and,

Walk the streets among you,

I was not killed by the Viet Cong,

Nor by friendly fire,

There should be a wall with names of,

Those whose deaths attribute to the fucking agent,

Known among us as Orange.

 

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A native of North Carolina, Garland Davis has lived in Hawaii since 1987. He always had a penchant for writing but did not seriously pursue it until recently. He is a graduate of Hawaii Pacific University, where he majored in Business Management. Garland is a thirty-year Navy retiree and service-connected Disabled Veteran.

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