Douglas A Holiday

Douglas A Holiday

Douglas A Holiday

Douglas A Holiday, born in New York City, raised in foster care, and stricken with Guillain Barré Syndrome(or Ascending Paralysis) at the age of ten, the author attended Bernard M.Baruch College and The State University of New York at Albany, receiving both a Bachelor and a Master of Arts degree from Albany University. He is the recipient of an achievement award from Baruch College and The Spellman Award from Albany University.

How I pictured you, poem by Douglas Alexander Holiday

I went back there to take more
pictures of the places that
you once haunted
imagining you standing
in the center of a basement
room gazing over at a
hungry infant in the corner,

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Please Tell Massuh, poem by Douglas A Holiday

He had just sat down
To have his breakfast
For the morning and
Was interrupted by
Louise, his supervisor,
Requesting him to come
With her into a vacant
Office and before he
Knew it she was letting
Into him about what had
Happened back on Frida

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The High and Mighty, poem by Douglas A Holiday

How high up in this building
at 478 Central Park West
did the two of you live,
looking down onto the park
and the pedestrians each day,
imagining yourselves not part of the lower classes

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