How I Avoided the Vietnam War

A story of winning the draft lottery in 1969. Told in poetic rhyme.

Vietnam War Memorial Plaque 1959–1975
Photo by Ann on Unsplash

The Vietnam War was stuck in my brain.
In the back of my mind, and full of pain.

I avoided the draft in ‘68.
To enjoy a life I couldn’t create.

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Glenn Stok

Glenn Stok

Author with a Master’s Degree. I provide writing-tips based on 13 years of online publishing and essays on relationships in my Medium pub. https://GlennStok.com