He viewed the world with perfect form
But upside down, not as the norm
He lifted those who’d been down – trod
And doing so, he followed God



Neal Dachstadter is a poet living in Tennessee.  His work has been printed in Decanto Poetry Magazine (UK), Western Viewpoints and Poetic Images: the Great American West (Woodinville, Washington), Society of Classical Poets Journal 2015 (Mt Hope, New York), Rocky Point Times (Puerto Peñasco, Mexico) and The Lyric (Jericho, Vermont).  A member of the Demosthenian Literary Society at the University of Georgia, he deployed to Hawija, then wrote on Lookout Mountain, continuing with Delta Kappa Epsilon International.  Berkeley, Ann Arbor, and Athens encouraged him as a writer.  In 2015 he wrote in Arizona at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument five miles north of Mexico.

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5 Responses

  1. Joseph Tessitore

    Remarkable poem! Short, to the point and extremely well done!

  2. Neal

    Joseph and Robert – each of you are very prompt.

    Thank you! When I have some more time, then I will write something more considerate / appreciation.

  3. Satyananda Sarangi

    Hello, greetings!

    Short, concise and lovely. 🙂
    Looking forward to reading more from you.



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