Born and raised on an Indiana farm, Max graduated from Anderson High School (1966) and Anderson University (1969) and worked for thirty years in a car parts plant in Anderson, IN. Max drove trucks for a couple of years after that, but took early retirement from General Motors during Guide Lamps last contract as a General Motors subsidiary. He moved to New Castle, IN in 2003, where he owns a ... more »
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I know a man who's sadder than
A man should ever be.
A world of troubles drown his heart
That no one else can see.
His eyes are too wide open,
His mind too free to roam,
Among the homeless poor he sees
Whene'r he leaves his home.
While he is clean, and full, and warm
He wonders at the plight
Of those whose jobs have been and gone,
Who's hopes are dark as night.
He knows there is no kindness in
The hearts of men of might.
The wealthy just don't give a damn,
Their hearts are cold as ...