AUSTIN FIRE-Dave Parsons UT Tower Shooting poem

David Parsons composed the poem, “Austin Fire,” with the basic details of his day on Aug. 1, 1966. The poem is included in his new book, “Reaching For Longer Water” (Texas Review Press/Texas A&M University Consortium) and “Far Out: Poems of the 60’s (Wings Press),” both collections released in the spring. The full poem is available for viewing on Parsons’ profile page. Courtesy Dave Parsons.

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