|About the Book|
“Preposthumous Poetry” is an extraordinary collection of thoughtful rhyming verses for thoughtful readers (not just poetry lovers), who are curious and open to new ideas and unique insights. Inspired by Nature, and by the author’s desire to share hisMore“Preposthumous Poetry” is an extraordinary collection of thoughtful rhyming verses for thoughtful readers (not just poetry lovers), who are curious and open to new ideas and unique insights. Inspired by Nature, and by the author’s desire to share his inspirations and heartfelt feelings with humanity, this book is full of memorable poetic gems. It will astound readers with the wide range and scope of the topics explored, and with the fascinating information provided. Readers may wish to ponder the messages these thought-provoking poems convey, and share some with loved ones. This book is a revelation! By exploring many aspects of the natural world and the human experience, it is an adventure of the mind, body, and spirit! Some poems, though based on factual events and the author’s in-depth contemplation of them, have astonishing implications - likely to have a lasting impression on readers!“PREPOSTHUMOUS POETRY”− A gifted poet takes his readers on a journey through unimagined realms of thought, exploring topics hitherto unvisited by his predecessors, identifying wonders, limitations, complications and barriers, revealing connections, insights and amazing possibilities. While some poems are the products of deep thought, others express the poet’s heartfelt feelings. All provide fascinating ideas, skillful word wizardry, little-known historical accounts, entertainment, inspiration, enlightenment, personal observations, musings and reflections, vital messages and suggestions, inferences and deductions, remarkable conclusions, incredible facts, commentaries on life and the human experience, amusing jabs at some human foibles, pop songwriting misconceptions, unintended consequences, thoughts about loving relationships, age-old human concerns, an award-winning riddle, and just possibly, the best short love poem ever conceived!This book is a sojourn into the many levels of one man’s uniquely original mind, guiding his readers through a tour of his intellect. Readers will be amazed by the range of topics, from the sublime to thecommonplace, from a rap summary of American history, to why children ask “Why” questions, from what we’re made of, to what household dust’s made of, even to what “is” is, and why plastics are a problem! Although they’re categorized and presented alphabetically, some poems defy any classification! Inspiration for these poems has come from many sources, in and out of this world! This poet’s intact pre-TV imagination and poetic muse haven’t set any boundaries to what topics could be explored and delineated, in poetic verse. This has led him to some intriguingly possible explanations for events and circumstances that have affected humans throughout history. Through poetic imagery, readers will learn things they’ve never thought about! They’ll discover a world of ideas that may never have crossed their mind, things they’ve not been told before, told in interesting ways that inform, without being boring, of how Nature’s workshops continually perform miracles, how survival’s aided by programmed death, how and why differing worldviews can wreak havoc! They’ll be enthralled by a poem about the timeless enrichment of Art, of capitalism’s greatest good, and of the disasters wrought by stock market analyst predictions about stocks’ future dividends, of the possible causes of gender-confusion, of how Earth’s fury can transport souls, and how Nature may recycle them, all written in a concise style, and with a vision of how we might shape our future for a better world, during his last career (teaching, age 66-75), after attending a few colleges, learning how to continue to be useful to America.