Kelly Vinal

Rookie (1967- / Homestead, Florida)

Biography of Kelly Vinal

Kelly Vinal poet

A former associate professor of management sciences at Campbell University in North Carolina, Kelly Vinal is the author of The Extracted MBA, the popular academic resource published by Universal Publishers and found on many college reading lists throughout the United States. Vapours of Promise is his fifth published collection of poetry in 21 years and the first to receive worldwide distribution. He holds various management degrees, to include a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Management. Kelly Vinal is a career active duty military officer currently stationed in the Germany. Kelly Vinal is now deployed to LSA Anaconda in Balad, Iraq.
His published collections of poetry:

1983 - Vision: Behind My Eyes (Gulrang, Karachi) - Out of Print
1986 - Nefarious Pandemonium (Gulrang, Karachi) - Out of Print
1989 - Still Life (Lorrah and Hitchcock, New York) - Out of Print
1992 - Discipline of Steel (Lorrah and Hitchcock, New York) - Out of Print
2004 - Vapours of Promise (Llumina, Coral Springs, FL) - In Print, Available at B&N and Amazon.com

Kelly Vinal's Works:

1983 - Vision: Behind My Eyes (Gulrang, Karachi) - Out of Print
1986 - Nefarious Pandemonium (Gulrang, Karachi) - Out of Print
1989 - Still Life (Lorrah and Hitchcock, New York) - Out of Print
1992 - Discipline of Steel (Lorrah and Hitchcock, New York) - Out of Print
2004 - Vapours of Promise (Llumina, Coral Springs, FL) - In Print, Available at B&N and Amazon.com

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Dream Of Constantine

Pass the day for bravado,
And I will not meet your eye –
The waves of barley pass below
A wake of hurricane
I have not a soldier met, the fields
Of running blood -
These wretched patches, boiling sod, intransigent
Mercurial earth.
Pass the day my caged canary,