Started writing short stories and poetry in Jan 2001.
45 years old - former Air Force Captain
2 Degrees - Computers and Administration
Forever, weeping, melting ... on sandy shores
Powerfully pushes this delirious, grinding mouth,
Perhaps, this chameleon swallows us North and South -
Perishing these tiny specks: mankind - with fluid, ebbing roars.
5th Grade teacher Mrs. Jones got me interested in poetry.Just love reading poetry -->> of ALL types.
Check this out:
If We Must Die
If we must die, let it not be like hogs
Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot,
While round us bark the mad and hungry dogs,
Making their mock at our accursed lot.
If we must die, O let us nobly die,
So that our precious blood may not be shed
In vain; then even the monsters we defy
Shall be constrained to honor us though dead!
O kinsmen! we must meet the common foe!
Though far outnumbered let us show us brave,
And for their thousand blows deal one deathblow!
What though before us lies the open grave?
Like men we'll face the murderous, cowardly pack,
Pressed to the wall, dying, but fighting back!