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"This above all else, to thine ownself be true. For as surely as night follows day, thou canst not be false to any man." From Hamlet - At age 17, I adopted this saying as my personal philosophy of life. It has never been regretted, as Honor and Integrity mean a great deal to me. Male 68 years Young, Divorced after 34 years, Proud father of two great Adult children, B.S. degree in Business M

    

1958 Graduated H.S. - 1963-1970 attended night school @ U. of Balto. while working Full time - May, 1966 Married, June 1966 Honorable Discharge U.S. Army - June 1970 B.S. Degree in Business Management,†30 years as a Manager. Singer: Volunteer Baritone in Choir of The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen for 16 years -Karaoke - Dancer - NY Times X-words - Pool ( 8 & 9 Ball) - Cribbage - Chess - Bridge - Pinochle - Trivial Pursuit - Thinker - Teacher - Presenter - Author - HELPER.


Likes: Nature, Sunrises & Sunsets, Candles, Flowers, Massages, Ocean & Beaches, Travel, Reading, Good Movies, The Ravens, Jewish Apple Cake, and More!


INFLUENCES: Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Erma Bombeck, William Shakespeare, Robert Burns, The Greek and Roman Classics, and last but surely not least - Elizabeth Lucas-Taylor - a Grand, and Special Contemporary LADY!
She's been in WHO'S WHO so many times I lost count!


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Birth Place: BALTIMORE, MD USA

Accomplishments: Credits:
(1) Article: "The Big Move", 9/91 Today's Facility Manager, Roundtable Discussion, p.8-9.

(1) Poem:"Let Freedom Ring", 8/92 The Price Club Journal, p.12.

(1) Hymn Lyrics: "Oh, Joyous Day, Risen Is He", 12/91, Premiered: Easter Sunday, April 11, 1993, Composed and Sung by: Mark A. Bowersox, St. Charles Catholic Church, Pikesville, MD.

(1) Hymn Lyrics: "The Word of The Lord", 2/94, Composed and Sung by: Mark A. Bowersox.

(2) Poems: "A Hylander's Blessing", p.12, "For Mother's Day", p.39-40, 8/94, Graces ...Prayers and Poems for Everyday Meals and Special Occasions, June Cotner, Harpers San Francisco.

(1) Poem: "On A Nectarine", 6/94 Remembrances, Honorable Mention, Summer 1994 Iliad Literary Awards Program, Iliad Press, Cader Publishing, Ltd., p.13. Earned Membership in The National Authors Registry.

(1) Poem: "DELUGE" The International Library of Poetry, Anthology 100 Best Poets & Poems of 2000.
p.211.

(1) Article: "Love Is Like..." 2003, PASSION - An Anthology of World's Great Short Stories, p. 241, published by: Radha Agrawal for CYBERWIT.net, Allahabad, India, ISBN 81-901366-4-X

(1) Lyrics of my poem, "A Hylander's Blessing" set
to music, 2005, by Australian composer, David Hamilton.
     



Books

Bawlmer, Merlyn - Home of The Hons by Tom Hyland
"Bawlmer, Merlyn - Home of the HONS" - A Synopsis By: Tom Hyland - Email: poesyco@bigfoot.com Copyright: April 29, 2003 Each and every life on this planet is unique. Sure, we all may have had similar experiences, but very few that are identical. Thus, my partial autobiography starts just before World War II, and covers a period of approximately twenty-five years. In editing ...
  

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The New Jerusalem - Chapters 1 - 5 by Tom Hyland
This new book is ongoing, and as it develops, is being posted in sections. I originally posted the first four chapters under 'Short Stories' as a test, in order to obtain some feedback. The thought being that many viewers only visit and read short topics. Accordingly, this entry contains all which is completed through today's date, May 29th, 2008. A separate posting of just Chapter 5 wil...
  

 



Short Stories

CHICKEN SCRATCHES ?
 by Tom Hyland
Now ... on the Downbeat ... 1 and 2 and 3 and 4 ... ...


DADDY ... ADDENDUM
 by Tom Hyland
A brief but true addition. ...


DADDY, WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE MILITARY?
 by Tom Hyland
The title is a paraphrase of a movie from 1966 ... "Daddy What Did You Do In The War?" It was a comedy directed by Blake Edwards, the famous director of all "The Pink Panther" films. ...


THREE LITTLE ... EDS !
 by Tom Hyland
WELL GURLZ N GUYZ ... THIS IS A RE-POST FROM 4 YEARS AGO! SPOOF? HELL NO! TRUE STORY !!! ...


ALL MY CARS - PART 2
 by Tom Hyland
Remember how it was back in the Wild Wild West? A man's Horse was his most prized possession, his only means to travel. Because of this fact, Horse Thieves were HUNG! I believe the same...


ALL MY CARS
 by Tom Hyland
So, Galz n' Guyz ... here is First Installment of my long-winded story about vehicles throughout a Lifetime of Driving ... 56 Years! Happy Motoring !!! ...


AU-TO-MO-BILES
 by Tom Hyland
What type of 'wheels' do you drive? WHY? What color is your vehicle? Does he/she/it ... have a Name? WHY? WHY NOT? ...



Poetry

SHRIMPY
 by Tom Hyland
"MY PAL JOEY" ... ...


OF ALL THE GIRLS I LOVED BEFORE ...
 by Tom Hyland
From Puberty to Senility? A 60 Year Summation? TALK ABOUT A 'VALENTINE'S CARD' ? Most are Fairly Accurate. A Few are Embellished a Tad... In the interest of Brevi...


ALL HALLOWS EVE
 by Tom Hyland
The following two poems are 22 Years old. They each had a few nice reviews, so I thought I'd resurrect them. Hope you enjoy something herein! ...


HONEY, OUR VOWS MEANT NOTHING TO YOU ... BUT I DIDN'T KNOW
 by Tom Hyland
This is a re-post from 11 years ago. just curious to get any "second opinions." ...


CONTEMPLATING BAMBIíS NAVEL
 by Tom Hyland
CAUTION ... This 'piece' is based solely on Observation and Wishful Thinking ... Not Actual Experience ... Still no Pics on my Dell, so only 4 stock clips available.

DANGLING PARTICIPLES ?
 by Tom Hyland
Well Pilgrims, here is first post from my new Reconditioned Dell. Any of you "Old Timers" out there in Cyberland who remember our Dear Old Friend, Elizabeth Lucas-Taylor, she & her Hubby, Gaylen,...


BIG 5 0 !
 by Tom Hyland
A good Friend had a Birthday. His wife planned a Surprise party, and about 100 people attended. It was a success, and he was truly surprised. he was told that a 'Sex Toy Party" was being held at his ...



Articles

RENT
 by Tom Hyland
FAIR IS FAIR ... FOUL IS FOUL ... IT ALL NEEDS TO BE CHANGED ... AND I MEAN NOW ! THE REAL "TRICKLE-DOWN EFFECT" WE "PO FOLKS' ARE ON THE...


Fun With Some CON Words
 by Tom Hyland
Yeah, I know, another goofy idea from Yours Truly ... You may have to look up a couple of the words ... IF ... you like to Learn ... ...


RACISM
 by Tom Hyland
ANYONE WHO THINKS THAT 'IT' WILL EVER JUST 'GO AWAY' ... IS SADLY MISTAKEN !!! ...


GOD BLESS THE @#%^ CORPORATIONS!
 by Tom Hyland
"I'M SICK AND TIRED, AND I WON'T TAKE IT ANYMORE!" From an old movie ... ...


BERRIES
 by Tom Hyland
If you like to Learn ... I highly recommend ... Google.com ... and ... Wikipedia.com ...


MEDIOCRITY ... THY NAME IS ... APATHY
 by Tom Hyland
Our Friend Ron Hull recently posted a poem about Mediocrity ... It prompted the following spatterings from my feeble brain ... The Pic is Congress in session. I titled it ...

TALK IS CHEAP !
 by Tom Hyland
How is Your CITY ??? ...



News

PATRICIA ANN ALLEN
 by Tom Hyland
Pat, or Patsy - 1950-2013 ... In Memoriam ... I tried to turn picture but it just won't - sorry! ...


JERSEY DEVIL... aka KNAVE WUSS-A-LOT Update !
 by Tom Hyland
QUOTE: Walter Winchell: "Good evening, Mr. & Mrs. America from border to border and coast to coast and all the ships at sea..." ...


JERSEY DEVIL HANGING IN THERE STILL !
 by Tom Hyland
RELATIVELY NEW 'POOP" SCOOP !...


ED MATLACK IN HOSPITAL !
 by Tom Hyland
Dear AD Family ... One of our own is sick! I just found out this morning from Rene Swing. ...


ONE MILLION !
 by Tom Hyland
TA-DAH ! FICTITIOUS FIGURES? WHO'D A THUNK? ...


ONLY 2,639 TO GO!
 by Tom Hyland
As of today, Friday March 22nd, 2013 at 12 Noon, Eastern Daylight Savings Time ... My Total Stats Reads: 997,361 Ta-Dah! ...


805,000 + HITS !
 by Tom Hyland
YAY ?...


Links

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Additional information

FIRST BOOK entitled "Bawlmer, Merlyn - Home of The HONS" ISBN 1-4137-7704-X ---> memoirs from Birth to the Age of Reason -> to Being "Legal" -> to "Over The Hump" -> covers about 55 years, very briefly! Inventory: 15 years of "pieces" running the full gamut from Poetry to Prose, including: Articles, Short Stories, Essays, Commentaries, Expose's, Topics range from Religion to Controversial issues, such as: RADON, SMOKING, ASPARTAME, and other "Big Brother" SNAFU's or Cover-Up's. Goal: Get "Discovered" then get PAID - Retired from the J-O-B in March 2006 -became a "Trailer Trash' denizen in 2005 - and LOVE it! Sleinte! Skoal! Prost! Nastrovya! L'Chiam! Ciao! Ta-Ta! C-Ya!

 
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