Jim Kellogg-Ditz, wow! That’s really lovely and powerful. My tears flowed when I wrote this story last summer. Your poem got them flowing again. I see you’re new to Medium. We have quite a few poets here, including the super talented kurt gasbarra. This can be quite a nice platform for publishing and organizing your work. I’d love to see you publish this as its own work.


Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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