Poems from Tennessee. The writer lives where the great Tennessee River bends through the historic city where his family has lived since the city of Chattanooga's founding. The poetry will delight, inspire and challenge you. Poems touch on loss, emotions, children, his struggle with depression, holidays, dawn and dusk, philosophy, theology, hope, death and Biblical prophets. He currently runs a public policy think-tank out of Chattanooga, Hamilton Flourishing.