American poet, songwriter, and novelist; publishing poetry and short stories in print and online since 1998.
Native of Houston, Texas, and former Marine
(although there is no such thing as a former Marine).
Family roots reach back to Mexico, Spain, Native America, France and Ireland.
This promotes a worldview rich in family love, emotion, storytelling, and truth finding.
Really enjoys well-written and well thought out verse, and backs away from over-used common and vulgar expressions.
Words are music – just find the best “beat” and it will “sing” for you.
“Knowledge may be power,
while power certainly is love,
but love is knowledge.
Know who you are.”
~ Lawrence J. J. Leonard (1984)