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Jack Lindeman was born in Philadelphia, served three years in the army, and has taught at Lincoln University, Temple University, and Kutztown State University. His most recent book is Lincoln: The Black Man’s Advocate. His poems have appeared in various literary magazines including Blue Unicorn, CommonSense2, Freshwater, the Kerf, and Rambunctious Review. He has published two books of poetry, Twenty-One Poems and As If, which was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.