Allen C. Jones is a poet and writer presently teaching as a visiting assistant professor of English at the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA. He writes, “While I have spent many years away from the wild coast of Northern California where I was born, I read Robinson Jeffers often and swear that before death rolls me jauntily into the grave, I will return home one last time.” His poems and fiction have appeared in various literary journals, including the Bitter Oleander, Fiction Southeast, and Ekleksographia. For more of his work, visit www.allencjones.com. “They Are Building a Tennis Court Next to the Hospital” © 2013 by Allen C. Jones. Contact author: [email protected].
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