James Niles

Rookie (11/01/1946 / Velasco, Texas)

Biography of James Niles

James Niles poet

Artist/Photographer/Violinist. In January 2004, Osteomyelitis devoured my spine, thus ending my music career. Music and art were always my way of expressing my joy and wonder at the world. Writing was my obsessive attempt to make sense of it.

Please view my website www.jamesnilesdesign.net. Some of my art and photography resides there. Find some of my poetry by visiting the Site Map page of the aforementioned website. The poetry link there works, or at least did.

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In Search Of Coming Myth

T’was a small eatery, walls nautically enriched
with charts, a polished brass bell, at the kitchen port,
so bright., burnished to a gloss gong gleaming, glittering
with a mist of virgin olive oil and the
gleaning of the pasta, vermicelli with Marco
Polo’s strands of buttery filaments and a
cascade of Parmesan cheese, grated
and gritty with a fecund smell of hidden desire

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