Theo van Joolen


Theo van Joolen is a poet that lives in Greenwich Village, NYC. He is also known as "The Fairy Poet of New York." "Fairies in the City" is a very unique NY story-poem that imagines fairyland in all parts of the city.

Theo's father, Theodorus J. van Joolen, was born in Amsterdam, NL on 14 October 1922 and died in Pasadena, CA. in 1988. He was a postal worker, poet, reader, hiker and father of six.

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Departure: The Poetry of Theodorus J. van Joolen
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The following poems were excerpted from the post-heart attack, post-bypass surgery, recovery journal of Theodorus J. van Joolen written in 1982. The poems speak for themselves. "Departure" is the title of one of the poems and seemed a fitting title for the entire collection. Edited by Theo van Joolen [son]

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bypass surgery    california    heart attack    hiking    poetry    poverty    recovery