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Book details
  • Genre:POETRY
  • SubGenre:American / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:120
  • eBook ISBN:9781626758759

Poetic Potpourri

A Collection of 101 Selected Poems for Your Reading Pleasure

by Alexander R. Lim

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A potpourri of my selected 101 poems, written in rhyme and in free verse, ranging in subject from Inspirational to humorous, from Facts of Life to personal experiences, from Love to Death.
This is a rather small selected collection of 101 poems written over the years covering various subjects which should be of interest to everyone. Anyone should be able to find a poem to his liking, as the poems are so varied and appeal to all age groups. I started writing in high school but there was a long hiatus due to time constraints taken up by medical schooling and the residency training years - leaving hardly any time for outside activities. I started writing again when I was stationed at Ft. Sill, OK, during the Desert Shield / Desert Storm conflict as part of my deployment while in the US Army Reserves. I was asked by the Editor of our Medical County Society's magazine - "Coastal Bend Medicine" to write something about my experience while still at Ft. Sill. I wrote an essay and decided to include a poem to go along with it - "The Citizen Soldier" - honoring our various services reservists. However, It's just been in the past few years that I have "rediscovered" my penchant for writing again - for my own enjoyment and to share with family and friends, and now with you.
About the author
Alex R. Lim is by profession, a physician specializing in Neurology. His training was at the world renowned Cleveland Clinic. While he has been a very successful doctor (published in Marquis' Who's Who in America, in Medicine, in the World, in Education, in Science and Engineering, as well as in Best Doctors in America, a past president of Texas Neurological Society, a former faculty member {Clinical Associate Professor} at UTSA HSC, co-founder of the Neurological Clinic in Corpus Christi, TX, a dual specialty {Neurology and Neurosurgery} group practice, on Editorial board of Neuro-Central of the American Epilepsy Society, a consultant/book reviewer of Texas Medicine, on Editorial board of Coastal Bend Medicine and on the Speakers' Bureau of American Academy of Neurology), he is also a ret. Lt. Col. MC USAR (with active duty in Desert Shield/Desert Storm), and an on-going mentor for gifted and talented High School seniors interested in the Medical field in the South Texas area. He spends his time with his wife of 44 years, the former Norma Sue Hanks, his 4 grown children and 4 grandchildren. His hobbies include essay writing, frequent forum contributions to local newspaper, the Caller -Times, tennis, snow-skiing and tending to his Bonsai plants. While Poetry is not his genre of choice, he dabbles in it and has 20 poems published in anthologies. His entry into the eBook medium is this collection of his selected 101 poems titled "Poetic Potpourri", showing a blend of themes which runs the gamut of Love, Humor, to Inspirational, Spiritual to Facts of Life and Death.
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