John Joseph Burhop was born in Des Plaines, Illinois in 1966. After graduating from John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois in 1984, John went on to serve his country in the United States Air Force. He was granted a Top Secret Security Clearance in the field of Nuclear Weapons Release Systems, and was stationed at the Pacific region's primary nuclear weapons storage site in Kunsan, Korea before moving on to the spy plane base at Alconbury, England. He then completed his Bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing: Fiction at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Since then, John has traveled the U.S. extensively in a variety of vehicles including a 1975 Volkswagen pop-up microbus, several different motorhomes and two different sailboats ranging in length from 27 feet to 38 feet. John is currently living on a coffee farm on the Big Island in Hawaii.
AS SEEN IN ASIMOV'S, ANALOG, AND FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINES. There are no wormholes, no warp drives, no jump points or jump gates. Beings may traverse the galaxy, but time will always take its toll.
This is a poetry manuscript that I compiled from thousands of pages of journal entries during my post high school and college days (1985-1995). It should pass the acid test for anyone interested in the trials and tribulations of life on Earth, the nature of the human soul, and the disparities between good and evil, light and darkness, and hope and despair. There is something for everyone in here.
AS SEEN IN ASIMOV'S, ANALOG, AND FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINES.
There are no wormholes, no warp drives, no jump points or jump gates. Beings may traverse the galaxy, but time will always take its toll.