Del a.k.a. Abe Jones
Biography of Del a.k.a. Abe Jones
Born, Indio, California,1941.
Four children, eight grandchildren, and two great grandchildren residing in Washington State. Worked sheetmetal on Disney World and other projects around the Country. Retired 2003.
Self-published four books. Donated profits from one to families of Tennessee National Guardsmen of Desert Storm.
Recited 'The Wall', about the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, at dedication of Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Orlando. Two poems are etched on the Ellis County Veteran's Memorial in Waxahachie, Texas, dedicated Veteran's Day,2002. “The Never Ending Trail” about the Cherokee Trail Of Tears used in classrooms across the Nation and abroad.
Del a.k.a. Abe Jones's Works:
'OF NATIVE AMERICAN', 'MOONTIDES, AND OTHER CHANGES', 'THE WORLD, WAR, FREEDOM, AND MORE', and 'DREAMS, REALITIES, HEARTS, AND FLOWERS'
Del a.k.a. Abe Jones Poems
Rosie, The Riveter
During World War Two All around this Nation
Pow/Mia Missing Man Ceremony
POW/MIA Missing Man Ceremony There’s a table in the front Raised so that it draws attention
POW/MIA Recognition Day (The third Friday of September) As time goes on remains are found
Yes We Can, And, Yes We Did, And Now, We...
Yes We can, And, Yes We Did, And Now, We Must…… Stand together as one Nation Join our hands in harmony
Trail Of Tears
The whites honor the 'Hermitage' And the man who once lived there - But, that leader of our Nation Was cruel, unjust, unfair -
A Fixer Upper
A Fixer Upper It's on a beautiful piece of land With a vast and spacious sky
Eight years after they were formed
Gold Star Families
There’s too many Gold Star Families Their numbers growing every day
She is the real foot-soldier On rough roads behind at home
HARVEY KORMAN AKA HEDLEY LAMARR FEBRUARY 15,1927 – MAY 29,2008 R.I.P.
I wrote this for the Honor Guard benefit at VFW Post 4641, in Dickson, TN. If you have a VFW in your town please forward this on to them. Honor Guards rarely get the thanks they deserve. Thanks, Abe
As early as the Fourth, B.C. Back in the Roman Nation A boy was assigned a girl For a one year duration.
Section Sixty The Saddest Acre In America Men and Women buried here
Born in May of Eighteen eighty-eight
Gold Star Mothers
Gold Star Mothers
Started with a group of twenty-five
In the year of twenty-eight
By those who’d lost a Son or Daughter
From the wartime’s cruel fate.
When the Blue Star on the Service Flag
Was replaced with one of Gold