by: Garland Davis
a quiet knowledge, an
unspoken admission, a stupid goddamn truth
all our great adventures
lie in the past
that that we were has nothing to do with
who we are
but we will never forget that that we were
perhaps our truths no longer hold pleasure
but our fucking truths none the less
that very moment where I finally stopped
growing up and just started growing old
where you wear the cloak of USN(ret)
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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.