A Past Love (with apologies)

Her name is in my notes
in a journal at the bottom
of a cardboard box in the
back of a storage unit in
northeastern Oklahoma
and I am so sorry that my
age and Covid-brain have
made it temporarily impossible
to remember her name.
And I apologize to her.

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Bill McCloud is a poetry editor for the Right Hand Pointing literary journal and is the poetry reviewer for Vietnam Veterans of America. His poetry book, The Smell of the Light, reached #1 on The Oklahoman’s “Oklahoma Bestsellers List." His poems have appeared in Oklahoma Today and the Oklahoma English Journal. He is a faculty member of William Bernhardt’s annual WriterCon, presenting sessions on writing and publishing poetry.

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