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Author richom
Member Since April 8, 2013 (last seen 3 hours 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 20145 poems here
 I support this site as a Free member and have 187 points
 I currently have 186 entries in my Writing Portfolio
 I am a Pearl Reviewer with 1821 Comments
  My Review Quality is 99.81 % (based on 1041 votes)
  My Profile has been viewed 11188 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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