jRosser’s Profile

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  • Age: 69
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Gender: Male
  • Country: United States
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Although my introduction to the craft of creative written expression was 'fiction', 'poetry' is my first love. After completion of my first novel, Banishment Of Drew NuBreed, though I was burnt out on fiction, I had a lot of artistic energy. With that energy I applied myself to the study of poetry. Sometimes rhyme is how the poem presents itself, but I always initially fight the impulse to rhyme. I prefer 'free verse'. The father of free verse for me is, Walt Whitman. Just reading aloud, When Lilacs Last In Dooryard Bloomed, is a scared event. I think America's greatest contribution to Western art, is our writing whether fiction or poetry.

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In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) Czech writer.

jRosser’s Poems (3)

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down on FREMONT 2
battle of birth 4
art & authority 1