70 year old (as of 2018) retired Registered Nurse, retired actor. Married, offspring long grown. I do not consider myself a true poet; rather I write verse, rhymed and/or metered or neither. I write stuff that I like to think of as free verse and sometimes it is, but too often I really know better; it can just be prose with line breaks.

Shown are two pictures of our dog Rusty, (whom we live with and mightily love), which are pretty representative of him, and I’ve also included four pieces written with him in mind.