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
A poem of the Vietnam War
[“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.