Richard McClellan (Arkansas)
Biography of Richard McClellan
I was born in the USA and served in the U.S. Army. I have traveled the world including Japan, Korea, Portugal, Italy, Canada as well as most of the lower 48 United States and Alaska. My favorite place is the Azores Islands in the middle of the Atlantic ocean.
My hobbies include poetry, genealogy, crocheting, and knitting. My interests are motorsport, baseball, football (not soccer) , and basketball. I used to pass time playing billiards,8-ball and 9-ball, but due to health had to give it up playing competitively. On education, I graduated from college with a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics.
In 2004, via my employer, I filed a patent called Container Inventory Management & VMI System Enhancements [ADM File Ref. CRP.5.US00; K&L File Ref.040387], by Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP.
I hope you can find the time to enjoy some of the same things as me. Poetry is a nice way to clear the mind while exploring new places within their soul!
Richard McClellan's Works:
Here is some publish history regarding my poetry, I sent my poem 'An Ocean Away' to the publisher of the book: 'Great Poets Across America, A Celebration of National Poetry Month'. This is a new book that is going to be published in the spring of 2012. The ISBN of the book is 978-61936-035-8. Around the same time, World Poetry Movement requested another poem for inclusion in 'The Best Poets and Poems of 2011', ISBN 978-1-61936-032-7. I sent them a poem called 'Fire Horse'. On Feb 10,2012, I received a letter today telling me that my poem 'Guidepost' was selected for inclusion in their book called 'Famous Poets of the Heartland A Treasure of Beloved Family Poems'. And finally on Jan 7,2012, my poem 'Friendship' was selected as a semi-finalist a International Open Poetry Contest and they published it in their book 'Stars in Our Hearts', ISBN: 978-1-60880-123-7.
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We have choices everyday,
Choices that define us,
Some of them bind us,
Like a book on the library shelf,
Others are a mere page within,
Whether minute or the size of mountains,
Taken together they fill a page, a chapter, a book,
To define our character that cannot be mistook.