UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER GRADUATED 1933 B.A. JOURALISM, EDITOR OF 'DODO', WON POETRY PRIZE, AND BOXED.

RAN GUNS DURING SPANISH CIVIL WAR

OWEN ROCHE HAD ONE DAUGHTER IN 1936. HER NAME WAS SHEILA CLARE ROCHE-HARMON. SHE TOO WAS A FINE POET. HAS A PIECE PUBLISED IN BERKELEY POETS COOPERATIVE #10 SHE WAS THE MOTHER OF 8 CHILDREN.(THREE SETS OF TWINS!)

OWEN I.A. ROCHE ALSO WORKED FOR BRITISH MINISTRY OF INFORMATION COUNTER ESPIONAGE DURING WWII
IN SOUTH AMERICA AND MEXICO UNDER FRANK JELLINEK.


HE WAS A REPORTER FOR VARIOUS NEWS ORGANIZATIONS INCLUDING: HEARST NEWS, PAN AMERICAN NEWS, NOVEDADES IN MEXICO AND UNITED NATIONS WORLD IN BRASIL

FOUNDED DRYSDALE, ROCHE, GIBSON, ASSOCIATES, INC. IN 1952
KNOWN AS 'DRGA' ONE OF THE TOP INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC RELATION FIRMS OF ITS TIME.

WORKED FOR BRAZILLIAN TRADE BUREAU

WROTE SPEECHES FOR POLITICIANS AND BUSINESSMEN

TRANSLATOR

LINGUIST-SPOKE SPANISH, PORTUGUESE, GERMAN, FRENCH FLUENTLY

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OWEN I.A. ROCHE Poems

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Go now greenly into brown
and shed the dead outerness
serenely, as maid gown,
as life body, as cicada skin.... more »

Owen 1970

You and all are wanderers
in the night where dragons prowl
and the unbelievable beasts
of undermind rage and growl... more »

My Grandfather The Tailor

My grandfather the tailor was a stocky Ukrainian.
By day he worked in the sweat shops,
By evening cold chicken and tea.
A lump of sugar for him and one for me.... more »

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