Dennis Herrell

Biography

Dennis Herrell lives in a 1920’s bungalow in the old historic Heights of Houston, Texas. He writes both serious and humorous poems about his life in this civilized society. (Poking fun at himself is almost a full-time job.) He especially likes to look at the small things in everyday life that make us (him) so individual and vulnerable. About 500 poems published in various U.S, Canada, British, Austria, Australia magazines since July, 2000, plus 5 poetry books, and one book in process. (plus 5 Ebooks)

Books

Letting Go
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General, Poetry » American poetry » General
Dennis Herrell’s collection of poems, “Letting Go”, shares his memories and reflections about the death of a close friend. Letting go can be one of the most personal and difficult moments in our lives. Loved ones, friends, parents, marriages, pets, homes, prized possessions—these are part of the foundations of our lives, and priceless. His book is free to you.
Time to Step Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
In “Time to Step Up”, Dennis Herrell offers his readers a collection of poems that is enjoyable and worth their time—not something that makes them wince, scratch their heads, and wonder what the darn poem actually means. His readers might also find a dash of irony or humor, a bit of psychology or philosophy, or a twist of structure and phrasing that is all Dennis.
Recollections & Reflections
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
In “Recollections & Reflections”, Dennis Herrell turns his attention to essays. In his mind, an essay is a way of reading and recording how intelligent, provocative minds explore all the different aspects of life. Dennis writes about a sea-going father, having a friend, exercising, being a grandpa, an evening at the opera, plus other interesting persons, places, and experiences.
Feints & Parries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
Dennis Herrell finds his poems by keeping his eyes and ears open and his mouth shut. Mostly. He writes both serious and humorous poems about his life and the world around him. In "Feints & Parries", his readers might find a dash of irony or humor, a bit of psychology or philosophy, or an intriguing twist of structure and phrasing. All in all, enjoyable poems and easy to relate to.
A Treasury of Collected Haiku
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General, Poetry » American poetry » General
Dennis Herrell's ("A Treasury of Collected Haiku") offers his readers a sampling of traditional and modern haiku. He spent two of his early years in Japan, where he first discovered that poetic art form. His short haiku poems are like verbal snapshots or vignettes of the world around us. They reveal his appreciation of nature, human nature, and social interactions.
Considerations by Way of Haiku
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
Dennis Herrell's "Considerations by Way of Haiku" offers his readers a sampling of traditional and modern haiku. His short haiku poems are like verbal snapshots or vignettes of the world around us. They reveal his appreciation of nature, human nature, and social interactions.
A Taste of Haiku
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
With his new Ebook, Dennis gives his readers a special kind of poetry, “A taste of Haiku”, with its 3-line, condensed view of nature and life. He offers a fine selection of haiku—traditional Japanese style, a more popular, modern version, and the senryu (sometimes humorous or satirical in tone). Dennis hopes that his enjoyment of haiku comes across in a pleasurable way for you.
A Poetic Treatise About Vegetables
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
In his “A Poetic Treatise About Vegetables”, Dennis Herrell will raise the green, yellow, and red Flag of Vegetables, and we will discover what you do or do not salute. For poet Dennis, it was a book that was fun to write, and hopefully fun for adults and kids of all ages. So, come along with Dennis, and put some interesting (perhaps strongly controversial) veggies on your plate.
Living With All The Other Creatures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2018. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
: Dennis Herrell writes both serious and humorous poems about his life in this civilized society. He really likes to write short funny poems that are like verbal snapshots or vignettes of some of the remarkable living creatures that share our world. This time Dennis gives readers his unique poetic descriptions (meaning—fun to read) in his “Living With All The Other Creatures”.
Insects Are Our Friends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2018. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
: . Dennis Herrell really likes to write short funny poems and haiku that have a little sharp bite to them—and this time, he really had fun writing about those small, little pesky (sometimes beautiful) creatures that make people so individual and vulnerable. In this case— INSECTS! Yeah, Bugs! Have fun with this poetic encounter with some small creatures in our every-day world.
Creatures from a Watery World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2018. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » General
Dennis Herrell writes both serious and humorous poems about his life in this civilized society. He really likes to write short funny poems that are like verbal snapshots or vignettes of some of the remarkable living creatures that share our world. This time Dennis gives readers his unique poetic descriptions (meaning—fun to read) in his “Creatures from a Watery World”
Cats & Dogs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Dennis Herrell writes both serious and humorous poems about his life in this civilized society. He really likes to write short funny poems that are like verbal snapshots or vignettes of some of the remarkable living creatures that share our world. Now this time Dennis gives readers his unique poetic descriptions (meaning—fun to read) in his new book, “Cats & Dogs”.
Birds Call to Us
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2018. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
: Dennis Herrell writes both serious and humorous poems about his life in this civilized society. He really likes to write short funny poems that are like verbal snapshots or vignettes of some of the remarkable living creatures that share our world. And this time, his subject is birds, those beautiful, quirky creatures of mystery and song.

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