Bonnie Buckley Maldonado http://mtpr.org en "Indian Brother" http://mtpr.org/post/indian-brother <p>April 1945<br /><br />He came to us wrapped in Mother's blue sweater,<br />his crippled sister, Mary Jane,<br />murdered by a drunk.<br />Three days old, Clarence was his name.<br />"A sissy name," said Mama. "His name is Joey."<br /><br />She made him a red bunting with white fur.<br />His hair, shiny black, stood straight<br />as beaver points on a Hudson Bay blanket.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 18:36:12 +0000 Chérie Newman 13300 at http://mtpr.org "Indian Brother"