N a p a l m   H e a l t h   S p a :   R e p o r t   2 0 1 3 :   S p e c i a l   E d i t i o n

L o n g   P o e m   M a s t e r p i e c e s   o f   t h e   P o s t b e a t s








Meat Dreams

A poem of the Vietnam War


Click here to load PDF file of Meat Dreams.



[“Meat Dreams” was first published in its entirety by Bugle American #265, Subdued Publications, Ltd., November 12, 1976. Reprinted here by permission of the author.]




Robert Borden, originally from the Chicago area, served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1967-69, doing math problems for artillery pieces. He studied architecture at Arizona State University and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1973 with a B.A. in English. Over the years, he has done murals, photography, poetry and prose. He is presently the editor and publisher of the Jemez Thunder newspaper in New Mexico.