Poet; also lyrics writer for Blues, R & B, Country, Jazz and other musical styles. Honorable mention in the 17th Billboard World Song Contest (2009) for “Life Gone Blues”. Published on Amazon Kindle: See You in the Big Time. Also Sharing a Soft Small Star, and The Secrets Summer Keeps (love poems). Blues Hung up To Dry and Brand New Highway Stretching On (Blues poems and lyrics). Musical instruments played: bass guitar, guitar, mandolin and ukulele.