Wilfred Mellers

Veteran Poet - 1,784 Points (March 5,1962 / Kinston, Jamaica, West Indies)

Wilfred Mellers
Do you like this poet?
5 person liked.
1 person did not like.


Born In Jamaica and move to the US. Went to school in Stamford, CT. Army Band vet. Artist and Drummer

I was a member of the Garfield Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps in the drum line. Graduate from Stamford High School and went into the United States Army as a musician. Attended the Untied States Army Element School Of Music in Little Creek, Norfolk VA. I was in the 33rd Army Band Europe, and the 283rd AG Band Fort Benning GA.

Lived extensively in Thailand but back in the USA now. Been many places, met many different types of people, and one thing I know is that we are all the same.

Went to Norwalk State Technical College where I got an Associate degree in ... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


Comments about Wilfred Mellers

---
There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Wilfred Mellers

I Also Rise (Homage To Maya Angelou)

I have been used, abused, mistreated, and even overheated, but still I also rise
I have been denied, compromised, and even ostracized, but yet I still also rise
I have been called outdated, jaded, and mutilated, but here I still also rise
I have been hated, mentally castrated, looted, and even been uprooted, but still I also rise

I have been scorned, adorned, and reborn, but yet I still also rise
I have been beaten up, beaten down, and almost ended up underground but yet I also still rise
I have been cheated on, crapped on, and walked on but yet I still also rise
I ...

Read the full of I Also Rise (Homage To Maya Angelou)

PoemHunter.com Updates

[Report Error]