A Great Life

I may never have a poem
in a major anthology or in a
prestigious literary magazine
but today a poem of mine is
folded up in one of the
back pockets of the state
poet laureate's jeans and
all I can think is Is this
a great life or what?

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Bill McCloud is a poetry editor for the Right Hand Pointing literary journal and is the poetry reviewer for Vietnam Veterans of America. His poetry book, The Smell of the Light, reached #1 on The Oklahoman’s “Oklahoma Bestsellers List." His poems have appeared in Oklahoma Today and the Oklahoma English Journal. He is a faculty member of William Bernhardt’s annual WriterCon, presenting sessions on writing and publishing poetry.

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