flyfshr57’s Profile

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  • Age: 61
  • Location: Bend, OR
  • Gender: Male
  • Country: US
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I'm medically retired now, with a lot of time for reflection. I've written a book manuscript, created a few powerpoint presentations examining leadership, organizational ethos, & parenting. Now it's time to try poetry. The power, simplicity, & elegance of prose has always attacted and intimidated me. My favorite poem is "IF" by Rudyard Kipling. If I can get even close to his depth & simplicity it will be a job well done

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07-11-2010

Mike you are a great writer, Mentor, Poet, and friend. You are like my Dad, your book, A COLLECTION OF CURVES and ANGLES is great I will read it time and time again,, thank you for everything, John E WordSlinger

Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.

Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

flyfshr57’s Poems (12)

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Hidden Scars 0
Warriors Trilogy #1- The Face of Combat 0
Winter Steelhead 1
To be a Soldier 1
White Headstones 2
Answers 1
The Power in a Man's Voice 1
Crushed Between Two Horrors 1
A Soldier Remembers 1
Mike in the Mist- December Mornings 1
Rabbit Trails 2
Late Spring in Oregon 1