“Wrong Place” by Jim Landwehr

Author’s Note: This poem “references my father’s murder in a bar in St. Paul in 1967, a racially tense time in our country. I feel that poetry can change our world one poem at a time.” – JL

Wrong Place

Life without him
father
children
absent
foundation
father
drinking
racial
murder
father
Him without life

Jim Landwehr
5/13/2019

Jim Landwehr has published three poetry collections Written Life, Reciting From Memory and On A Road. He also has two books, The Portland House: A 70’s Memoir and Dirty Shirt: A Boundary Waters Memoir. He has non-fiction stories published in Boundary Waters Journal, Main Street Rag, MidWest Outdoors Magazine and others. His poetry has been featured in Torrid Literature Journal, Blue Heron Review, Off the Coast Poetry Journal, and many others. Jim lives and works in Waukesha, Wisconsin. For more on his work, visit: http://jimlandwehr.com

 

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