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About Me and My Poetry

Born in Oxford, raised in Kenya, and came to America as a Fulbright Scholar to study dentistry at U.S.C., Dr McLeod is past winner of Los Slamgeles Poetry Slam and author of abitingchance.blogspot.com and "The First Thanksgiving". Doctor McLeod is a performing poet who has recited at Highland Games, dinners and Burns Nights for the last 36 years. He is happily married, lives and works in Los Angeles,has three children, and practices as a dentist on Sunset Boulevard:http://www.drneilmcleod.com/ He can be contacted by e-mail at drneilmcleod@yahoo.com and will willingly entertain requests to share his work with permission. Doctor McLeod's poetry is available from Amazon.com under the following titles: A Ship in a Bottle, One For The Pot, The Clan Remembers, The Aching Heart, The Thorn Wi’ Me, My Silver Box, When the Spirit Moves, A Cartload of Stories, The Persimmon Tree, Pure Whimsy, Songs and Poems of Frances McLeod and last but not least " The Illustrated Address To A Haggis".

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Solar Furnace
(Left to their own devices young boys can be cruel rascals; strings attached to cats tails is an example.  The solar furnace kept us amused for hours.)

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Upon Reflection

It was the luck of the moment
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A Painting of Mother
for Luis Ortega
   
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From Platform To Smoke

I stand ’tween the rails looking back at the gate
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Getting Wings
For A.J. Ramseyer and Evan Garcia at their Eagle Court of Honor
May 3rd 2014, 2pm, Village Chapel
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Tortoise Toe-Jam

A tortoise, as every one knows,
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Lest We Forget

The painting that hangs in the dining room,
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The Publican’s Parrot
A lament for an African Grey

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Somewhere

Somewhere, in that distant blue-belled glade,
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That Dinner in Venice

The question that started it rolling,
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