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How only a few memories stay with one
from Sign of Cattails and other poems
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The sudden snowflakes Illuminate visions
a crystal ball, dropped in the night
could not shatter
into more pieces.
After growing up at the northern tip of Lake Washington, São Paulo, Brazil, and East Lansing, Michigan, he graduated from Michigan State University in 1969, attended the MFA in English program at Bowling Green University, went to Lindos, Greece for and winter below one of the largest acropolis in Greece, and later, got an MFA in English from the University of Massachusetts.
Roy has worked a number of different jobs. In the early 70s he worked as a carpenter in Marin County, California. He spent 12 years at the Metropolitan Opera in the Property Department working both shows and rehearsals.
And then, while living in the “mountains” of western Massachusetts’s, he spent 20 years teaching English and Communications as an Assistant Professor at Springfield College in Massachusetts. There he taught a number of English courses including Creative Writing, different Literature Courses, Basic Desktop Publishing and Web Design for Journalists. Master of Fine Arts, English, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
After retirement, he spent a year living in Montpellier, France. And now lives in Golden, Colorado. The more traditional web presentation of his poems can viewed at Selected Poems.