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Author richom
Member Since April 8, 2013 (last seen 26 days ago)
Hometown Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, United States
Born on November 14, 1934
Age 83 years
Gender Male
Relationship Status Married
Career/Occupation My name is Richard Thomas, and I am a retired teacher
My Likes History, classical music, movies, theater, painting, basketball, baseball, golf, and, of course, poetry.
My Dislikes Hypocrisy and intolerance
Favorite Author Dickens
Favorite Book/Poem Poe's "Annabel Lee" and Kipling's "If"
My Favorite Quote DaVinci said his paintings were never finished, just abandoned. (The same could be said of poetry)
Above all else, I love Life. Despite its setbacks and disappointments, mere existence is an ongoing blessing.
 I have been writing for 4 years & have read 20172 poems here
 I support this site as a Free member and have 186 points
 I currently have 186 entries in my Writing Portfolio
 I am a Pearl Reviewer with 1824 Comments
  My Review Quality is 99.81 % (based on 1043 votes)
  My Profile has been viewed 11335 times and I have 55 Fans
I invite you to visit my website (tweenverses.com) which contains nearly seventy rhymed, metered poems written for and about the young students I taught before retirement. I'd be grateful for any suggestions you might have for improving the site.

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