Richard Betts

Rookie (December 8,1964 / Philadelphia, PA)

Biography of Richard Betts

Born on December 8,1964, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Richard Betts, was raised in the Mayfair/Tacony section of northeast Philadelphia.

In December 1986, he earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) .

Richard Betts's Works:

Duality: Poems
The Poetry of Richard Betts, Jr. Updates


Borders and bridges and battleships,
The lies that slip from your slithering lips.

The color that taints your suffering and sorrow.
The smile you steal and the laughter you borrow.

The escape you make from the sadness that seeks you.
The vows you break and the loneliness that meets you.

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