He is a former Korean Army Lieutenant, a Korean War veteran, and a retired academic living in the semiarid part of Colorado. His poems and essays appeared in such publications as Bitter Oleander, Religious Humanism, Dissident Editions, Thunder Sandwich, Spillway Review, Subtle Tea, Quill and Ink, Full Moon, Right Hand Pointing, Malleable Jangle, Sentinel Poetry Online, Sage of Consciousness, Word Riot, Tryst, Words Myth, Underground Window, Subterranean Quarterly. He is a Ph.D. in psychology (experimental) , and is an author of a number of research papers. He is a composer of orchestral music, but he has no formal music education. He is listed in Who's Who in America.