PARTING IS SUCH SEAT SIDESHOW
I bend; the stresses, vengeful Huns,
Six Girl Scouts squeal, their leader swoons:
Retreat’s in order, back away.
The moral: let the penny lie.
Emery L. Campbell, 83, of Lawrenceville, GA, is a former National Senior Poet Laureate, a title he won in 1999, and he now repeats as state SPL for Georgia in 2010. A widely published award winner, his latest book that came out in late 2010 under the title “Selected Fables and Poems in Translations” includes original French texts and English translations of works by La Fontaine, Baudelaire, Rimbaud, and Verlaine. He authored another book in 2005 titled “This Gardener’s Impossible Dream” comprising a collection of his poems and translations from the French. He is a literary Leo.