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Lawrence P. Spingarn

Summer 1965

Die Stimme

By Lawrence P. Spingarn

For years I hardly spoke above a whisper. When the assembled clan pounded the table, Quarreling about money or manners, my teeth Punched stars and crescents in their transfers. But […]

Fall 1964

The Pioneer

By Lawrence P. Spingarn

In the beginning I said "yes" all the time To the emotional coyotes, the snide relations, The fast women and the slow horses, But this was before the valley settled […]