Mission


What is the mission implies there
is an end. An end implies there
is a stop or cessation of what
is. But is is and when
we wallow in was or waver
in will is passes us by
before it was is and after it was will



Richard Bernato
The Adirondack Review
The St. Lawrence Book Award for a first collection of short stories or poems
The St. Lawrence Book Award for a first collection of short stories or poems
The St. Lawrence Book Award for a first collection of short stories or poemsThe St. Lawrence Book Award for a first collection of short stories or poemsThe St. Lawrence Book Award for a first collection of short stories or poems
The St. Lawrence Book Award for a first collection of short stories or poems
RICHARD BERNATO is a professor of educational administration. He has published articles in his own field and several instructional/educational packages. He has also tried his hand at plays, and short stories, with no success and will probably keep trying with the slightest encouragement. He enjoys and respects all things creative.