The Dynamite Club

 

this probably didn't intersect

with your childhood

but there was a kids' magazine
called Dynamite
circa 1977 or 8

 

the Hanley kids and I
started a Dynamite Club
known only to the four of us
(there were but three Hanley kids back then
Annabelle came later)

 

Evan, oldest Hanley, was the president
Sam, a year younger, the vice

I was the treasurer and secretary
and Julia (only 6 at the time)
a "Member In Good Standing"

 

I can't remember what we did
other than congratulate ourselves
on being members of a Dynamite Club
we all carried cards provided by the magazine
it must have been important

 

at the time





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Written on 2022-05-03 at 09:54

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it sounds very real for kids at that age
2022-05-03


jim The PoetBay support member heart!
Sweet memory!

My friends and I had the D.I.M.B. club. If it isn't obvious: Danger Is My Business. We were adventurers.

I also recall a spy agency: the Boris Badenov club.
2022-05-03


Alan J Ripley
Sweet poem not blown out of portions.
Regards Alan
2022-05-03