About Me

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‘Me and my best friend Bubba’

 

Welcome to my site. I’m Steven Humphreys, author of all the poems.

In my younger days, I was inspired reading Edgar Allan Poe’s poem ‘Annabel Lee’ and Henry David Thoreau’s notes on how he spent his time (two years) at ‘Walden Pond’.

“Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before” ~ Edgar Allan Poe

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately…”
~ Henry David Thoreau

I enjoyed reading J.D. Salinger’s autobiographical novel ‘Catcher in the Rye’.

“Mothers are all slightly insane” ~ J. D. Salinger

I don’t remember how I stumbled upon ‘Bukowski’.

“Some moments are nice, some are nicer, some are even worth writing about”
~ Charles Bukowski, War All the Time

“Don’t try” ~ Charles Bukowski

You might want to publish your own book. I might have a few practical tips..

“If you want to create new things for this world, never listen to anybody. You have to suck your wisdom, all the knowledge from your thumb” ~ Stanisław Szukalski, Polish painter and sculptor

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‘All my beloved kitties’