Thirty years in the writing, this is my first book of poetry. More
My School in the Trees is about finding that special schoolyard where learning is fun. It is all around us if we only look. Other Nubber, How Do You Treat Your Ex, and Our One Thousand Days are poems that deal with relationships that didn't work out. A Poem For Len Bias reflects on a basketball player who after being drafted by the Boston Celtics died from a drug overdose before he ever played in the NBA. Songster At The Wedding is about playing for a wedding and impressing the bride. Special Angel Jane refers to Jane, a special education teacher whom you would have been lucky to work with. The Earth She Is A Living Thing is about the natural beauty of our female planet and how man is hurting her. The Flower Gorbachev tries to understand the break up of the Soviet Union. The Spirit of Christmas, 2002 helps us understand the spirit that moved through a family one Christmas. Mail Me A Rainbow is about a guy that's waiting around for life to deal his fate in a motel room in Ft. Smith Arkansas. The Mechanimal is about an oil rig/animal hybrid. My Carol Very Rich Dreams is about a recurring dream. Next Door Neighbor Delight is self evident. No Bells Tolled For Nancy Lanza tries to make sense of the mass shooting in Newtown. Obsequious Dog is a study of the thought patterns of a dog. Biggy D A V refers to a character at a party at the coast. Don't Gas The Juice is about the O.J.Simpson trial. E-mail Me Jesus From Heaven is about communicating with Jesus about a woman named Mary. Forth And Hence is where two people can be found going into old age. Heidi Ho is a beer drinking song. I will Always Love You Jane is a poem about my wife. Languages Are Alluvial Clusters refers to how languages are formed. Lurkin' Early has to do with a canoe. America As A Beautiful Country has something to do with a woodpecker and a window. Enjoy!