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Andrew Hudgins
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Hudgins, Andrew, "A Sense of Service: As the Son of a Soldier . . ." in Washington Post, Sunday, January 2, 2000, sec. W, p. 12.

This prose memoir delivers a frank personal account both of Hudgins's relationship to his stern father and of growing up as a "military brat." Just as he does in his poems, Hudgins incorporates snatches of dialogue, details of daily life, and keen observations of character in his prose to bring the past, in all its humor and pain, candidly into the present. Although the poem "Elegy for My Father" can certainly stand on its own, this memoir supplies much biographical depth to the story of disparity so keenly rendered in the poem.

Jarman, Mark, and David Mason, eds., Rebel Angels: 25 Poets of the New Formalism, Story Line Press, 1996, pp. 102-21.

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