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I was born and raised in the south-central West Virginia. I graduated from Nuttall High School, Lookout, WV in 1959 and went off to Berea College, Berea, Kentucky. After my freshman year, I enlisted in the United States Air Force, where I served for four years in the beautiful state of Hawaii. While there, I attended Jackson College and the University of Hawaii.

Upon my return home to West Virginia, I married and had two exceptional children, Emily and Adam Hankins. Unfortunately, that marriage ended in divorce after about seven years. During those same years, I graduated from the University of Charleston, Charleston, WV, receiving my baccalaureate degree in history.

About this time, I published my first chapbook of poetry, The Lady in the Pink Hat. It was published by Candor Press in 1969.

(More recently) I obtained my master's and doctoral degees in Theology at Trinity Theological Seminary. I served churches in West Virginia, Ohio, and Virginia before retiring in 1997.  A compulsive writer, my poetry, articles, short stories, and theological writings have appeared in numerous national journals and periodicals, including Christian Century, Biblical Illustrator, and the renowned Pulpit Digest. In 1992-1993 I was elected to Who's Who in Religion. I was also elected to the international poetry society, Escambi Y Internationale. One of my poems was read into the Congressional Journal of the United States. I am also a member of Pi Gamma Mu, an honorary sociological fraternity. 

(Even More Recently) I published a book of Appalachian short stories, Ashes on the Snow, and, A Sensible Theology for Thinking People (A retired Southern Baptist minister talks candidly about the Bible, Theology and Contemporary Concerns). For about eight years I wrote a weekly column for the Huntington, WV Herald-Dispatch.

I have been interviewed on both radio and television.

My wife Deborah and I moved to Catlettsburg, Kentucky to operate The Presidents' House Bed and Breakfast, where we remained until we retired a second time and moved to Ashland, Kentucky. My wife Deborah of 35 years died November 22, 2018. 

I continue my work as a public speaker and freelance writer.


A Personal Message from "Milt"

Blog Posted:6/21/2021 7:43:00 PM

June 21, 2021

Dear Poetry Soupers,

I came to Poetry Soup with absolutely no expectation of rewards, trophies, or recognition of any sort, whatsoever.  My life has been rich in those important areas.  I can, as I approach the last years of my life, hold my head high and say that I have done my dead-level best, and fortunately, I have moved far beyond any of my family’s expectations.

I was the middle-child in my family, and I am told, I was, from early childhood considered different from my older sister and younger brother.  While they seemed to enjoy the ordinary pursuits of childhood and teen years, I preferred reading, playing my musical instruments, writing poetry and short stories, and spent a lot of time trying to avoid the bullies in our community.

Because, I think, I was a World War II baby, and during my early years my father was in the Pacific with the United States Navy. I was raised by a warm, loving mother and a strong grandmother. When my father returned from the military, I did not particularly like him, and he did not particularly like me, so an adversarial relationship rapidly developed that lasted throughout his life (and mine) which, early on, developed into a very unhealthy, abusive relationship. These relationships are reflected in writings about my father, mother, and grandmother. And, most importantly, they demonstrate how early childhood development is critically influenced by parent, extended family, and I might add, even by unmanageable world events!

Enough of the biographical stuff, which many of you have already picked up from my poems! So, I came to Poetry Soup with no expectations.

What I discovered at Poetry Soup is a warm, caring, nurturing, and attentive conglomeration of exceptionally creative, talented (and sometimes sensitive) people who come from all around the globe, who share admiration, even a great love for, self-expression. And, rather unexpectedly, I found a group of people who are respectful, concerned, empathetic, and helpful…all qualities anyone would seek out in forming lasting, positive friendships!

I am still “gobsmacked” that I talk with my few friends about people on Poetry Soup like they are old friends. I have taught classes where I barely remembered names of people I saw weekly for a semester, but I recall my friends on Poetry Soup, know something about their lives, and enjoy reading their every word.

So, I wrote this blog (with a little bit about me) to say THANK YOU to all of you who read my poetry, tolerate my foibles, and show real concern for what’s going on in my life. Sometimes I am alone for days, and have little else to do but write poetry, so when I visit with you here on Poetry Soup, read and comment on your poems, it is a refreshing change in my daily routine. All of you make me happier, more content, and a better person.

Thank you to all of you. I dare not list names, because I would surely leave someone out, and I wouldn’t want to do that for anything. I hope each one of you has a marvelous summer…or if you live in the southern hemisphere a safe and happy winter.

With deepest affection,

L. Milton “Milt” Hankins



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Date: 7/15/2021 10:51:00 PM
I found your blog by accident Milt, So pleased I did I don't think anyone could have expressed their feelings better about the rewards of making like minded friends on soup. I second every word you wrote, and I find soup has given me back faith in human nature by showing care and compassion in their poetry and their helpful comments. Thank you for your very considerate blog. To the Old Dude from The Old Duck...
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Date: 6/22/2021 12:34:00 PM
different's good.:)
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Date: 6/22/2021 1:42:00 PM
I am beginning to think so, Charlotte. Certainly less boring!
Date: 6/22/2021 11:31:00 AM
It was interesting to read your bio Milt, I was the middle child of five sisters and have always felt different, the odd one out. My mother was an angel, my father very shouty and strict which led to much anguish and mixed up feelings. Over all of that now and really enjoy reading and writing poetry, I agree with you that PoetrySoup is a friendly, fantastic site to belong to… Belle
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Date: 6/22/2021 1:42:00 PM
Thanks for your sweet, thoughtful note to me, Belle. I really appreciate you.
Date: 6/22/2021 11:09:00 AM
- A heartwarming blog to all your friends, Milton :) - I have a 10 year anniversary this year at the Soup ... my goal was to post 50 poems ... :) - Have a wonderful summer :) - // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 6/22/2021 11:28:00 AM
Thank you so much, Anne-Lise, for your presence, your thoughtfulness, and your worthy goals. You have brought much joy to PS.
Date: 6/22/2021 7:47:00 AM
Milt, thank you for sharing your feelings in this blog. I can certainly relate. I feel closer to many of you on PS than I do to the people I know in person. Though it's not perfect, this site is wonderful and I'm so glad I found it!
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:34:00 AM
Me too, Kim...for you and me both. Thanks for all you do to make the Soup richer and go further. Blessings!
Date: 6/22/2021 6:59:00 AM
Glad to have you on board Sir..
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:33:00 AM
Thanks so much for your kind thoughts, harry, and your presence in the Soup. Stay warm, my friend.
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harry horsman
Date: 6/22/2021 7:03:00 AM
Its a two way thing, Milt, your comments bring joy also. And yes we are having a cold spell here in Perth Western Australia at the moment.
Date: 6/22/2021 6:56:00 AM
This is a wonderful blog, my friend. You are in "honeymoon" phase of being at Soup. Lots of people go through it there first year or two here. They write blogs or poems in praise of Soup. hopefully you stay happy forever here. Others I have seen grow bitter for some reason or other but many of us stay here enjoying it for a long long time. Interesting to know your background. I feel men who grow up with sisters or women role models as you did to often be sensitive type people, and that is a GOOD thing!! Thanks for this blog.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 6/22/2021 10:31:00 AM
thanks, you are so kind. Love seeing your poems, Milt
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:32:00 AM
Thank you so much for your kind thoughts and words, Andrea. I enjoy your poetry so much. You inspire me.
Date: 6/22/2021 6:37:00 AM
A heart warming blog. This place has become a family for me maybe because we all are poets and somewhat similar in nature. All are empathetic, nature lovers, thinkers.... I don't know anyone personally but a lot about them through poetry. If someone does not post for long, I don't know why but I worry and hope from the bottom of my heart he/ she should be fine. This is the best poetry site on net. And frankly your comments and those of others are so encouraging that I want to write more. Thanks for telling more about yourself. Didn't know you are that old.
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:30:00 AM
Yeah, I'm an old dude, and that's one of the reasons I wanted to write the note of thanks. One never knows......
Date: 6/22/2021 6:28:00 AM
Milt, a wonderful blog and thank you for sharing your bio, its too bad about your relationship with your father. I feel exactly the same about PoetrySoup members that you put so beautifully. I have always felt blessed the day I found this site years ago (which I consider the best poetry school in the world) and became part of this wonderful and amazing group of poetic people from all over the world who I consider my friends. Since joining I have grown as a poet and a person. I have always said that to know me ... just read my poetry, I guess that is true for most of us. God bless you, peace _Constance
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Date: 6/23/2021 7:21:00 AM
Milt, I forgot to add that I was also different to all my siblings, for I was quiet and wrote poetry, no one else in my family writes or seems to view things in poetic terms as I do, so I am not sure where this comes from, but my dad and grandma were storytellers, not poetry writers but some of their obsession must have rubbed off on me, peace _Constance
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:30:00 AM
Thank you so much, Constance. Your poems inspire me every day to write better. Thank you for befriending me and helping me to be a productive part of the soup.
Date: 6/22/2021 4:12:00 AM
Hello Milt, what a warm and thoughtful message you've written here. I think your writing is superb and creative. There is some similarities in our backgrounds. I write as a way to communicate, especially to other poets. So many creative people in the world, and I thank God for that. I hope you have a wondrous and creative summer. :-)
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:28:00 AM
You, too, Regina. I always enjoy your poetry and your comments. Blessings for a wonderful summer to you, too.
Date: 6/22/2021 4:06:00 AM
A lovely heartwarming blog Milton, I've found you get to know a lot about folk just from comments and blogs and of course their poetry. Have visited a few other poetry sites and this one is by far the best. Sometimes poets leave for whatever reason and I always wonder what happened to them. As someone on here said behind every avatar is a person. Tom
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:27:00 AM
So true, Tom. We must never forget that and remember that every people sharing here is an important part of our community. Thank you, Tom.
Date: 6/22/2021 3:06:00 AM
I know exactly what you mean, Milt. I have mates who still live in London. We pretty well only see each other when Sparks (remember them?) tour the UK. Might talk on phone a couple of times a year. If I don’t hear from them for a few months... even longer... I don’t ponder their ‘wellness’. Yet, if someone I’ve never met, doesn’t post a poem on soup for two or three days, I find myself hoping that they’re well. Keep on jotting, Milt. Terry
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:26:00 AM
Thank you so much, Terry. Your comments truly inspire me, and I appreciate your warm friendship from the motherland...or is it fatherland...oh, well, from jolly ol' England!
Date: 6/22/2021 3:01:00 AM
Thank you for this inspiring blog Milton. Yes, Soup is a family of poets. The strong bond of healthy friendship that I developed with a few friends here on Soup, I genuinely feel...it would last a lifetime..as we poets inspire each other with our poems. There are times when I couldn't be active here due to some personal commitments...when I truly feel I miss a lot... reading so many awesome poems... You are a great inspiring poet and I have read some of your poems. Thank you once more Milton for sharing your lovely thoughts with us.. God bless... ~ Ani
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:24:00 AM
Thank you, Anitha. You have a wonderful day, my friend.
Date: 6/22/2021 2:30:00 AM
Your lovely, poignant but ultimately very uplifting words here Milt, along with your poetry and your very good self of course, have all been a breath of fresh air here at PS. Long may it continue - and thanks, too, for your wonderful support. Cheers from this side of The Pond. Gary
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:24:00 AM
Ah, Gary, thanks so much. I wrote because I'd hate to think someday I suddenly disappeared without the opportunity to say "thank you" to so many wonderful, inspiring people.
Date: 6/22/2021 12:20:00 AM
Thanks for this endearing blog. God bless you.
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:23:00 AM
Beata, thanks. God bless you, too.
Date: 6/22/2021 12:12:00 AM
An undercurrent of vibrational connect entwines us all!
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:22:00 AM
Indeed, it does, Unseeking Seeker. Amazingly so!
Date: 6/21/2021 10:07:00 PM
Dear Milt, I feel the same way as Edward. You are great asset to the website. I myself am blessed also with the people on Soup.. I find them to be more family and friends. Thank you for all your support and encouragement when reading my work. Hugs Eve
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:22:00 AM
Thanks so much, Eve. Every word I've written about your work is true. Hugs to you.
Date: 6/21/2021 9:05:00 PM
I personally don't notice your foibles, Milt:-) You've been nothing but supportive and friendly to me and to many poets here. I find you to be a stellar poet and a delightful presence on this site. I always appreciate your wonderful feedbacks and visits to my poem page. You didn't have to write this thank you blog, but I'm quite glad you did as learned a little bit more about you. Have a blessed day, my friend.
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Date: 6/22/2021 8:21:00 AM
Thank you, Edward. I know I didn't have to, but I wanted to say "Thank You" lest someday I suddenly disappear from the soup. I'd want everyone to know how much I appreciated them. At my age, you never know......

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9/19/2021 Dear Milt Coupletme,
9/16/2021 My Notebook Rhymehow i feel,
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9/16/2021 Icicles Haikuimagery,nature,water,
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9/11/2021 Purpose in Nature Tankaappreciation,autumn,natur
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Artie's Aviary Alliteration7th grade,8th grade,bird,
Precious Black Night Rhymebeautiful,color,dark,moon
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It Was a Good Morning until Free versedad,fun,kid,
bard's-eye view Iambic Pentameteranalogy,metaphor,poetry,w
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It Was A Good Morning Until Rhymehumor,
Lost and Found Coupletadventure,fantasy,flower,
Speaking with Shakespeare Rhymehilarious,
Man Child Versechild,childhood,men,
Jazz My Puppy Dog Enclosed Rhymeanimal,dog,
This Beautiful Brown Eyed Boy Narrativeblack african american,bo
this old building Versehome,
silence Free versechild,conflict,death,phil
Another Lifetime Versework,
Cowboy Shooters On Motor Scooters Rhymehumorous,native american,
My Government Tis of Thee Rhymedeath,humor,
I Won't Try Again I Quit Limerick2nd grade,3rd grade,4th g
I REMEMBER SMOKEY Quatraincat,childhood,
Charlies Boarder Rhymeanimal,
Again Verselove,snow,
In Sandy On A Sundy Rhymehumor,
Majesty of Fall Verseautumn,beauty,
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