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Poems by William Crocker

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10/11/2012 EMPTINESS 303 Free verse
08/02/2012 REUNION 261 Free verse
08/02/2012 OUR BURDEN 252 Free verse
06/17/2012 Fast Friend 239 Free verse
06/15/2012 She Was Special 419 Free verse
06/15/2012 Solitude 250 Free verse
03/13/2012 OPEN DOOR 265 Free verse
02/02/2012 YOUR WAITER 533 Free verse
02/02/2012 MI AMIGA 392 Free verse
01/03/2012 NOW 366 Free verse
01/03/2012 WE MET 313 Free verse
12/13/2011 SLOW TIMES 411 Free verse
12/13/2011 WAKING IN SAN FRANCISCO 316 Free verse
10/10/2011 The Wall 379 Free verse
09/27/2011 SHADOWS 447 Free verse
09/27/2011 AT THE AIRPORT 369 Free verse
09/09/2011 Isolation 519 Free verse
08/31/2011 Exit 377 Free verse
08/29/2011 Silent Times 376 Free verse
08/25/2011 Restoration 330 Free verse
08/16/2011 When I'm Alone 472 Free verse
08/10/2011 Old Ship 497 Free verse
08/04/2011 A Song She Might Have Sung 414 Free verse
07/26/2011 Are You the Door 487 Free verse
07/26/2011 My Song 460 Free verse
07/13/2011 FICKLE LOVER 796 Free verse

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Bloggers PhotoI was born in Flowing Well, Saskatchewan, Canada, as the third in a family of ten children. I grew up raising farm animals and younger siblings and always longed for solitude and a chance to think.

After high school, I worked in the mines in the Yukon, Alaska, and British Columbia. While there, the First Nation people named me "Crossfox" because of my long, red hair with the tips bleached blond by the sun. Thus, the name I have chosen for this site.

While burning magazines, for heat in the cold North, I read of "opportunities of work in Southland colleges." I left the North, never to be cold again.

As an elementary school teacher and administrator my life was full and busy, in addtion to having the joy of being the father of four wonderful children.

In 1986, I retired and began a second career as an almond farmer near Chico, CA. I was even fortunate enough to discover and patent my own almond variety during that time.

I have now retired, again, and have returned to the writing I love. I have published my own book of poetry and hope to make many meaningful acquaintences on this site.