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Gender
Male
Location
Wisconsin (born and bred Yooper)
About Me
Returned to writing in 2006 and not what I expected. No plans going forward. If I turn heads as a nobody, I can thank the stars. Lost in my words is greatest reward I hope to achieve. Professional (3 time state-awarded) broadcast journalist: radio news director, columnist, talk show host, freelancer, wrote/voiced stories for NPR and CBS Radio, TV news assignment editor, college newspaper & literary editor. Add it all up and…
Type of Writer
Many novel ideas. Not ripe enough. Keep returning to poetry, an undisciplined writer. Life’s little interruptions.
Writing Style
Evolving, but don't see where this maturation process is headed. Love input.
Interests
Staying healthy, maintaining body, basketball. Writing, of course. Huge fan of undiscovered music. Seek true love, peace & bliss. If I knew where they exist, would love to commune there.
Website / Homepage
Group Memberships
Favorite Link
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🎨 Before I'm Rejected By You 🖌️  (E)
The artist fears to commit to his subject. 🥇 WDC Hall of Fame Poem
#1152712 by BorisKarloff Compton MoonWalks
Favorite Link
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Time-Kissed (Heart❤️ThrobPoet Award)  (E)
Memory of a perfect moment fading with time. 2020 WDC Heart Throb Poet Winner.
#2213763 by BorisKarloff Compton MoonWalks
Favorite Link
 
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Dear Me WINNER: Crossroads  (E)
'14 WINNER: Crumple up the past, toss it aside and begin on a new page.
#1974353 by BorisKarloff Compton MoonWalks
Favorite Genres
I confess: RomCom, just this side of The Notebook...unless I've been drinking, then maybe Hallmark?
Favorite Poets
Emily Dickinson, ee cummings, William Carlos Williams, to begin with. I could read modern poets, but no one coalesces with my modern day world at the moment.
Favorite Music
Eclectic. I'll pass on most rap, though can vibe with it. Check my blog entries for links to music videos by music acts that have caught my attention.
Favorite Movies
Anything where the malevolent, misunderstood anti-hero (like me) is redeemed and walks off to leave all behind, but has one person who understood his darkness all along, joins him to quest his vision, unify as kindred souls. Not Batman/Robin.
Favorite Shows
Community (binged 12x) Private Eyes (5 seasons of will they until final, one kiss) Monk The Office (Michael/Jim/Pam) Letter Kenny (liking less) NO REALITY NO POLICE PROCEDURALS NO SHOWS W/ CORPSES (even if RomCom) Unless, Dexter (he could be me)
RECOMMENDED ITEMS
The artist fears to commit to his subject. 🥇 WDC Hall of Fame Poem
Rated: E
~95 Words
Spiritual, Romance/Love, Psychology
Type: Poetry
Updated about a year ago
With WDC’s 22nd BD, a ‘Brief’ contest with nod to poem, ‘The Red Wheelbarrow.’
Rated: E
95 Posts
Contest, Writing.Com, Educational
Type: Contest
Updated 4 days ago
Poetry at a crossroad in little online community, remembering the past and looking ahead.
Rated: E
~328 Words
Nature, Spiritual, Writing
Type: Poetry
Updated 5 months ago
Written for Whatever reason. Journalist caught in the story. My last fiction offering.
Rated: 18+
~1,784 Words
Death, Drama, Psychology
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
Poetic 📝 Jottings got the virtual hardware w/ inspired words cast to a world wide wind.
Rated: 18+
1,311 Entries
Spiritual, Inspirational, Death
Type: Journal/Blog
Updated about 19 hours ago
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