The Baja

David Granteer 1937 (Montana)



I reside in Baja Mexico
I'll tell you how things down here go
Mama may wear a flour-sack dress
But the kids have clean clothes for school

About this poem

I just want to say a little bit about what it is like to live here.

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Written on June 07, 2022

Submitted by davidg.37672 on June 09, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABC
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 137
Words 27
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

David Granteer

The website shows me as "davidg20663". This is the identity I was assigned when I joined. The stuff (including poems) under this identity was submitted before I joined the website. I was born in Montana and grew up in Portland, OR. I went to a technical high school, Benson, and worked on the radio station there, KBPS. I was in the Navy Reserves and spent my active duty in Washington, DC I have a BS in physics and an MSEE I am a life Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers I was granted two patents I have been married nine times The name of my present wife is Carol We have a combined family of six children I list my religion as Zen Buddhism more…

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