Welcome to NIGHTPOETRY! I am an American poet, archaeologist, photographer and musician who has worked and lived in Europe for more than 40 years. I attended university in the United States taking a B.A. degree with a major in English Literature and Creative Writing. My interests are many and varied, ranging from scientific studies, literature, poetry, music, art, archaeology and astronomy to traveling and immersing myself in European culture.ย  In my spare time I have doubled as a roadie for a number of groups and performed in many bands through the years, lots of blues, jazz and rock and presently I am the lead singer in a Doors tribute band and am the co-founder of the jazz-poetry ensemble called NIGHTPOETS that is currently hibernating. On this blog you will find a potpourri of my poetry, prose, photography, archaeological endeavours, musical undertakings, perspectives, thoughts, insights and a smattering of liberal politics. All of the poetry and, unless otherwise credited, all of the photography and digital images are my own creations. Thanks for stopping by….ย 


14 thoughts on “APROPOS

  1. Alice Bewernick


    It was a pleasure to talk to you today, I am immersing myself in your poetry right now and I enjoy reading your inspiring thoughts, verses and photography (as my native language is german, I sometimes have to read it several times to catch the point :-))

    Thank you very much for sharing this gift!

  2. I’m really enjoying your blog! This Flaneur won’t get lost in the crowds. excited to read more ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Hello, I nominated you for the Liebster Award!! Please check out my post https://serendipitousdrabbling.wordpress.com/2016/01/07/102-liebster-award/ for further details. Please let me know if you will accept the Award ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Thank you so much the honour and your kind praise, unfortunately I just do not have the time at the moment to do all the things required to get the award (finding the 11 blogs, informing them, thinking up and asking 11 questions etc.). Perhaps when things slow down a bit I can find the time later, but right now, meeting the requirements for the award just isn’t possible. I sincerely thank you for the consideration and hope that you will understand…

      • That’s quite alright! I’m just glad that I could give you some direct acknowledgement that your blog is wonderful ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Thank you, I really appreciate your feedback. I don’t usually have the time to check everyone who visits my blog, but I have liked what I have seen of your writing, especially Melancholia is the Heartโ€™s Ice. Thanks again for your support. And keep up your good work…

      • Same to you. Can’t wait to see new posts from you soon!

  4. Erin Waldie

    Thanks for your support ๐Ÿ™‚ Appreciate the visit and enjoying your blog.

  5. HI,

    Iโ€™m Tokoni, a student and poet. Its nice to meet you. Iโ€™d like to invite you to my blog at http://www.insanitybeautiful.wordpress.com if youโ€™re interested. Thanks.

  6. Glad to have discovered your blog, look forward to reading more insights and poetry, and seeing photos of one of my favorite cities, ahh, la belle ville ๐Ÿ˜‰

  7. Marina Gray

    Cool site!!!

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