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Not your usual published author or poet

Former alien

Infancy spent in Liverpool Blitz

Wasted four years in American High School

With the exception of meeting my wife

US Navy vet (no ships just planes)

Mason, Boat designer. Lic. Contractor & Builder

Mailman, Mold builder, Artist, Sculptor (whittler)

Secret novelist (third rewrite 20 years old)

Living in a piece of heaven in Plymouth county

Nine holes in the back (and front) yard

five greens are solid moss

Regrets? No time for them


Plans?  Dreams nearing development

Hopes? always

Finally published a poetry book

Blog Posted:6/5/2011 9:51:00 AM
It's titled "Flights o' Fancy"
it's on  Amazon
which is a website I'm opening with it.
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  1. Date: 6/18/2011 10:54:00 AM
    congrats I too am in process of writing a book should be done hopefully in another month keep on writing Don

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  1. Date: 6/7/2011 10:46:00 AM
    ~CONGRATULATIONS~Way to go my friend. I am so happy for you Donald I will check it out and pick me up a copy soon. Love, Carol

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  1. Date: 6/5/2011 6:49:00 PM
    Congratulations to you.It's always exciting when one publishes a book.

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  1. Date: 6/5/2011 4:29:00 PM
    That's quite an achievement Donald and I like the title you chose. Are any of the poems from the book posted here on Poetry Soup? Congratulations!

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  1. Date: 6/5/2011 1:45:00 PM
    Congratulations on your book published, Donald

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  1. Date: 6/5/2011 11:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on having your poetry book published, Donald. You must be on cloud nine. Way to go! Hope you have a best seller. Best wishes, Carolyn

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My Past Blog Posts

Finally published a poetry book
Date Posted: 6/5/2011 9:51:00 AM
Date Posted: 6/28/2010 8:42:00 AM
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Date Posted: 1/15/2010 12:13:00 PM
To walk on Ireland and taste the eire
Date Posted: 4/2/2009 11:14:00 AM
Following Glen's example
Date Posted: 2/22/2009 10:57:00 AM
Rambling On
Date Posted: 8/27/2008 1:33:00 PM

My Poems

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7/12/2013WithFree verselife,
7/11/2013Hi TillyFree verseeulogy,
7/8/2013A Summer's DayBlank verseweather,
7/6/2013More PleaseVerseinspirational,
12/27/2012My New Year's ResolutionBlank verseanniversary,
10/29/2012Hi MomOde life,nature,me,
7/23/2012Sky SailorPersonificationnature,
3/4/2012Dreams of peaceAcrosticwar,
2/26/2012Warm Sunday MornBiolife,fish,
2/20/2012Who lies hereLight Poetrypolitical,children,childr
1/8/2012memories and momentsBlank versenature,
1/1/2012Brought to mindEnclosed Rhymefriendship,
12/26/2011Taking TimeProse Poetrylife,
12/4/2011Penning PoeticBlank verseangst,
11/26/2011SometimesDramatic monologuehappiness,me,me,
7/24/2011Good Evenin'Light Poetryfamilytime,wine,
6/22/2011TillyLight Poetrycowboy-western
6/20/2011Liverpool PoetrysoupImagismfood
6/20/2011Castles and CloudsEnclosed Rhymeon work and working

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