Arthur Weil

Biography

Arthur Weil
85 years old Arthur Weil is from Piedmont, California. He is a retired high school teacher and real estate agent.
Arthur Weil's poetry examines all facets of life while paying tribute to them with wit, wisdom and whimsy. His words inspire the reader to look at life in a new way, to pause and appreciate, and, always, to chuckle. He has been published in a number of anthologies and newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune. He has published 17 books of poetry since his first, “Life, Love and Gems That Shine,” in December of 1999.

Mr. Weil escaped Nazi Germany in 1938 as one of 1400 children of the kindertransport. He spent his formative years in Chicago, completing his BA and MA degrees, finished his PhD coursework in History at UC Berkeley. He taught in the public school system for 27 years, and went on to run his own real estate business for 24 years before becoming a full time writer. Art is a strong supporter of the arts in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has two children and three grandchildren. At the age of 85, Art recently finished a book of poetry for teens, “Eat My Words.”

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Word SHOTS
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Arthur Weil has written a wonderful collection of short aphorisms and sayings. They are easy-to-read comments and idioms on life that cheer a person up and that anybody can relate to. Arthur has a wonderful gift for seeing through ordinary life into the soul. His verses and sayings are amusing, clever and poignant, and make one smile and reflect on the most important aspects of everyday life.
Life, Love, and Gems That Shine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Arthur Weil is an avid participant in the Bay Area theater, music and art scenes. His rhymes reflect his love of nature and the arts. A widower, Arthur graduated from Roosevelt University (B.A.) and DePaul University (M.A.) in Chicago. Arthur was a Ph.D. Candidate in History at U.C. Berkeley. He taught history and German in Chicago and Northern California public schools for over 25 years. Arth
Dare-Devilish and Divine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Arthur Weil's poems explore happiness, philosophy, love and aging. This book is a tribute to the spirit of living, being and aging gracefully. “Often, I remind myself, “How lucky I am to be alive!” At the young age of ten I escaped the claws of the Nazis. I dedicate this book to the 9 million who perished in the Nazi concentration camps between 1934 and 1945." - Arthur Weil
Theater of Thoughts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Theater of Thoughts is Arthur Weil’s 7th book of poetry drawing from poems of his first 6 books for this best-of collection. Arthur’s previous books include Love, Life, and Gems that Shine, Exploding Mind or (Not Over the Hill Yet), Poetry is for Sissies, Reflections of the Moment, The Fluid Word, and Slice of Life. Arthur's work has appeared in several anthologies and has won numerous awards.
Reflections Of The Moment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This is Arthur's 4th book of poetry. His previous books include "Love,Life and Gems That Shine" "Exploding Mind [or Not Over The Hill Yet]" and "Poetry Is For Sissies." His work has appeared in several anthologies and is the winner of numerous awards and contests. "Arthur's poetry illuminates all the possibilities of life beautifully, in words that take one by surprise" - Jerome Kirk
Eat My Words One Bite At A Time
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
17th book of poetry and quips from a man full of boundless energy, generosity, stories and ideas. A book with timeless, fantastic - down to earth - stimulating - belief and wisdom, engaging the mind regarding nature. Entertaining sayings and short essays with wit and humor. Exploring self and the joy of life. Easy to read for all. A celebration of life with emphasis on adolescence.
Liquid Words
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
'Liquid Words' is Arthur Weil's ninth book of poetry. His writings here deal with happiness, nature, philosophy, love, and aging, among other topics. These are lighthearted, witty poems that reveal the passions of the human heart. Titles include, "I'm So Lucky, "Where Did My Libido Go?", and "The Vacuum of Silence."
Love Always
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Love Always is a rich volume of original love poems and essays depicting the many facets and emotions of love: joy, yearning, mourning, courting, flirting, adoration, sex and desire.

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