I was born in Nanticoke,PA. My parents moved to Swoyerville,PA shortly after I was born,then moved to Wilkes Barre, PA. Years later I moved to New Jersey, and started writing poetry in my 20s. My wife's name is Catherine. She passed away from stage 4 lung cancer on Feb.16 2014 I have a daughter named Cindy . . I also composed a poem the title is Cancer it is displayed in many cancer universities ,hospitals and clinics throughout all the states and beyond, I was told by many the poem is very strong ,unique inspiration and powerful it's in memory of my wife and mainly to give this very strong inspiring poem to all cancer patients .my poem has a copyright I'm on this mission over 2 years I'm very proud in what I'm doing for cancer patients. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.