Is Johnny Crawford from “The Rifleman” in Your Company?

Remembering the events of my seventh-grade year at Ben Milam School at Biggs Air Force Base in El Paso, Texas inspired this poem. On the six o’clock evening news one night the announcer did a story that the actor Johnny Crawford from the hit television show “The Rifleman” had been drafted. He had reported to Fort Bliss,… Continue reading Is Johnny Crawford from “The Rifleman” in Your Company?

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Is Johnny Crawford from The Rifleman in Your Company? by Jimmie Aaron Kepler

Remembering the events of my seventh-grade year at Ben Milam School at Biggs Air Force Base in El Paso, Texas inspired this poem. On the six o’clock evening news one night the announcer did a story that the actor Johnny Crawford from the hit television show “The Rifleman” had been drafted. He had reported to… Continue reading Is Johnny Crawford from The Rifleman in Your Company? by Jimmie Aaron Kepler

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Poem: Is Johnny Crawford from “The Rifleman” in Your Company?

Is Johnny Crawford from “The Rifleman” in Your Company? We pressed our faces up against the chain linked fence. We were supposed to be playing soccer during physical education class. But we ran to the chained linked fence that separated our school yard from the dirt road. We stared at the young soldiers marching to… Continue reading Poem: Is Johnny Crawford from “The Rifleman” in Your Company?

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