Thursday, October 17, 2013

What are they doing today at Dartmouth, Pa?

5 February 1944
17 October 1969

B.A., 1966

    This is a boy who
    grew up hearing
    Nelson's semaphore
    from Trafalgar, 
    year after year of
    a brief life end-
    ing in the Navy;
    who found a place
    where duty follow-
    ed other expecta-
    tions, and taught
    himself and me a
    better language.

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