BRUCE H. STANLEY
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your manic autumn’s death-defiant
(before Fall palsied
those phototropic fingers
into naked stark insanity)
in your winter asylum
how can you
Bruce H. Stanley was a poet, musician, gifted songwriter, and professor of literature, composition and technical writing at Reading Area Community College from 1972 to 1997. He earned a Master’s Degree in English from Catholic University in Washington, DC, and studied linguistics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He composed music and poetry for voice, piano, harmonica and his beloved Martin D-28 12-string guitar.
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