Fire Island man
Saved the summers empty wine bottles.
Tons, this was Fire Island, after all,
Smashed them with a crowbar,
Took them out to sea (way out) and dumped them
For future generations of beach glass collectors.
Im trying to find the mans name
To send it to the Vatican for sainthood.
would do the same
But with broken Noxzema jars, smashed tail lights
And distressed Chilean Reisling bottles.
OConnor hails from Braddock, PA. His professions have included television
dance and theater critic for WNET-TV, New York, and 35 years as editor
in chief of so
many paperback houses his resume looks like he couldn't hold a job. He
is the author
of the poetry collection No Poem for Fritz
and editor of The Prayers of Man,
After retiring from the book business he became a ski instructor in Killington
P.O. Box 580, New York, NY 10113