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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Retired professor and chaplain with a hand still in monk poetry.
Location Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Introduction See bio and more monkpoems online at allrivers.org/ (Articles).
Interests Dialogue among the religions, overcoming faithism in own heart, world travel, making friends and poems.
Favorite Movies About Time, The Thin Red Line, Dean Spanley, Scapegoat.
Favorite Music Leonard Cohen, Annie Lennox, Antony Hegarty, Emji.
Favorite Books Ken Wilber, One Taste, Jose Saramago, Death with Interruptions, David Budbill, While We've Still Got Feet: New Poems, Taha Muhammad Ali, So What: New & Selected Poems, 1971-2005.

When your science teacher smashed a frozen rose with a hammer, did you warm the petals to bring them back to life?

Feed the goat the slinky. Eat the goat. Spring from the well. Nothing to stand on, I fly, leaving nothing behind, not even the empty well. Like a turtle we all are naked beneath our shell.