Felipe Adan Lerma

Biography

Intergenerational Fiction.

Grandfather of five, father of three, and oldest of six. Married over 30 years.

Family, children, and relationships - a cornerstone of all the fiction and poetry.

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Born and raised in Texas, and recently lived a year in Vermont, his wife Sheila's gorgeous home state, Adan brings a gentle infusion of yoga and fitness to bear on life long interests in writing, painting, dance, photography, and the arts in general.

Determined to learn about the ideas of Western Culture that have informed our civilization, Adan put himself through college with the help of his GI Bill benefits. More recently, he has added certifications in fitness and yoga.

His self stated mission on his website, reads, "Integrating Yoga Fitness and the Arts."

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M.A. Humanities, University of Houston Clear Lake
M.A. English Lit, University of Houston Clear Lake
B.A. Theatre Arts, University of Houston Clear Lake
AFAA - Group Fitness Certification
CPR/AED - American Heart Association
Zumba - Zumba & Zumba Gold Licensed
SilverSneakers - MSROM (Muscular Strength & Range of Motion); Cardio Circuit; Yoga Stretch - Stress Reduction
Yoga 200 Hr CYT - Lex Gillan, The Yoga Institute

Where to find Felipe Adan Lerma online


Where to buy in print


Books

Teachers, Students, and Education Specialists - Poems
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Series: Poetry. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
72 Original poems for Teachers & Teaching Nearly 20 years of poetry writing is represented in this full edition of Teachers, Students, and Education Specialist poems. Teacher poetry titles include: "Elementary School Teacher" - "ESL Teacher" - "Fitness Teacher" - "Kindergarten Teacher" Other titles include: "Drill Team" - "Honor Roll" - "Choir Director" - "Librarian" - "School Bus Driver"
101 Sports Poems Vol 5 Inspirational
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Series: Sports Poems · Inspirational · Poetry. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
Fifth of nine mini sports poetry collections. Together they total 101 original sports poems. The poems for "101 Sports Poems Vol 5 - include eleven inspirational poems for sports, including "Couch Potato" - "Determination" - "Faith" - "Perseverance" and "Winning." An Audiobook of "101 Sports Poems" is also now available.
101 Sports Poems Vol 4 Running * Bicycling * Swimming * Sailing * Gymnast
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Series: Sports Poems · Poetry. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Fourth of nine mini sports poetry collections. Together they total 101 original sports poems. The poems for "101 Sports Poems Vol 4 - include four Bowling, three Golf, two Horse Rider, two Tennis, and one Sky Diver.
101 Sports Poems Vol 3 Golf * Tennis * Bowling * Equestrian * Sky Diver
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Series: Sports Poems · Poetry. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Third of nine mini sports poetry collections. Together they total 101 original sports poems. The poems for "101 Sports Poems Vol 2 - include four Bowling, three Golf, two Horse Rider, two Tennis, and one Sky Diver.
Nurses Doctors & Medical Health Specialties
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Series: Poetry. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Over 70 Original titles. I have a deep affinity and connection to most of the helping fields, whether teaching, medical, arts, or fitness, and hope you will find these short poems as enjoyable and encouraging as my wife, Sheila, and I have since 1992 when we first began writing these. Thanks you so much, sincerely, Adan & Sheila ps - We also have collections of sports, love, and family poems.
101 Sports Poems Vol 2 Dance * Yoga * Martial Arts * Drill Team * Twirler * Ice Skating
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Series: Sports Poems · Poetry. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Dance
Second of nine mini sports poetry collections. Together they total 101 original sports poems. The poems for "101 Sports Poems Vol 2 - include four Dance poems, three Yoga poems, and one each for Drill Team, Martial Arts, Ice Skating, and Twirler.
Family Poems
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Series: Poetry. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Also available on AudioBook. * "Family Poems" is a collection of over one hundred original family poems written from 1992 through 2012 by Felipe Adan and Sheila Mae Lerma.
101 Sports Poems Vol 1 - Baseball
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Series: Sports Poems · Poetry. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
First of nine mini sports poetry collections. Together they total 101 original sports poems. The poems for "101 Sports Poems Vol 1 - Baseball" are all baseball related. Subsequent volumes will combine titles and topics. Vol 2 features poems for dance, yoga, martial arts, twirler, drill team, and ice skating.
101 Sports Poems
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Series: Sports Poems · Poetry. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
3rd Edition - Updated formatting and links. Sports is where a person can compete with oneself, and with others, with integrity and safety. Sports is where a person can learn a great deal about themselves doing something they love. It's rare that integrity and fun can be found in one activity, but sports is at its best when combining the two. Nearly twenty years of poetry in one collection
Enterprise, Poems for Business & Professionals
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Series: Poetry. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Free enterprise
This volume of poetry, like my other collections of poetry currently in ebooks, dates from the early 90s, is all original, and is mostly free verse in style. However, there are several differences in this presentation, from that in my other volumes of poetry, such as my poetry for sports, teachers, nurses, lovers, the law, the arts, and family. In format, this ebook is not divided into sections.
Upholding the Constitution, Poetry for Legal Military and Law Enforcement
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Series: Poetry. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Over 50 Original Free Verse Poems, Dating from the early 90s. Sample Titles : "Attorneys Are..." - "ParaLegal" - "Constable" "D.A.R.E. Officers Are..." - "VFD" - "Reservist" - "Dispatcher"
Nice Thing 'Bout Getting Old(er) a Beginner's View
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Price: Free! Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
Compilation of articles, posts, reviews, and creative work, organized from postings on my website, exploring some "nice things" about getting old(er). Basic fitness information is reviewed, as are senior related DVDs and articles. Original poetry samples, exploring subjects from the perspective of extended time, are also presented. A fully linkable inside index is included for easy navigation.
Poems for Lovers Loving & Being Loved
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Series: Love Poetry · Poetry. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
75 original love poetry works by Sheila and Adan Lerma. Love is explored in themes of love, friendship, occasions, and other loves. Titles include "Heart Beats" "Anniversaries" "Friends Like Sisters" "The Vaults Within Our Hearts" "A Special Child" and "My Valentine Cliche´". Other poetry collections from Adan include poetry for sports, teachers, and nurses.