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Gender
Male
Birthday
March 22 1956
Location
Indianapolis, IN
About Me
My name is Eric. I'm originally from Chicago. I am a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago with a B.A. in philosophy. I am also a life governing member of the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago, IL. My interests, besides reading and writing poetry, include astronomy, geology, philosophy and history, particularly the periods including the Renaissance and the Enlightenment.
Type of Writer
Poet and science writer
Writing Style
My preferred poetic form in which to compose is the Shakespearean sonnet.
Interests
Astronomy and geology.
Favorite Poets
William Shakespeare, Ovid, John Milton, Robert Browning, Dylan Thomas, T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost and a several others whose names presently elude me.
Favorite Quote
Caelum videre iussit, et erectos ad sidera tollere vultus. "He bid them look at the sky and lift their faces to the stars." - Ovid, Metamorphoses 1. 85-86
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