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Allen's Poetry Book I: The Early Years
     

Allen's Poetry Book I: The Early Years

by D. Allen Cohen PhD
 
"Allen's Poetry Book 1, The Early Years" is the first of three books collectively containing nearly 400 of Allen's poems as testament to his 67-year-long love of such composing. His poetry encompasses: observations, occasions, tall and not-so-tall tales and stories, politics, family, religion, philosophy, God, science, love, marriage, loss, death and most of all,

Overview

"Allen's Poetry Book 1, The Early Years" is the first of three books collectively containing nearly 400 of Allen's poems as testament to his 67-year-long love of such composing. His poetry encompasses: observations, occasions, tall and not-so-tall tales and stories, politics, family, religion, philosophy, God, science, love, marriage, loss, death and most of all, people. Although Allen writes in different voices and cadences, his poetry is mostly matter-of-fact using every-day language. However, he loves rhythm and rhyme and the use of alliteration especially in his tongue-in-cheek poetry, and his tall tales.
Book I covers the period from 1946 (when Allen wrote his first published poem at age 13) through 1963 when Allen left the Air Force. This period includes college at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, marriage, graduate school at Case Institute in Cleveland, OH, children, and the Air Force at Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH and the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780615795546
Publisher:
Phainopepla Publishing
Publication date:
05/19/2013
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author

Allen is Dr. Donald A. Cohen (PhD in Physics). His 60-year professional career included being: an Air Force officer doing research (Wright-Patterson AFB) and teaching (USAF Academy); a military-systems and operations analyst both in the US and in Israel; and more recently a published business and financial-planning analyst. Dr. Cohen's hobbies include: reading, writing poetry, artistic painting, wood working and healing (myo-therapy, reiki and Reconective Healing)

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