This poetry book starts with an epic poem, “A Song for Our Time,” which begins with the end of the Spanish flu pandemic and ends with the start of the COVID-19 virus. It covers the years 1920 through January of 2020.
In “Other Poems.” the poetry reflects my experiences and thoughts about the decade 1920 through January 2020.. Also, included are historical, fanciful, and humorous poems about various subjects.
I AM PLEADING FOR THE FUTURE
and for a time when hatred
and cruelty will not control the hearts of mankind
and when we can learn by reason
and understand that
ALL LIFE IS WORTH SAVING.