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Ian, aka Dreadlox33

Ian as some know is from Ohio near Lake Erie

Ian started writing poetry in 1999, after a challenge from

someone he knew.

(round of applause for that person)

Dreadlox’s Poetry

He has many interests, such as reading

WW-2 History stories. 

His last read was

Our Endangered Values: by Jimmy Carter.

Ian also likes Baseball,

his favorite team is The DetroitTigers.

He enjoys football, cheering on The Detroit Lions.

Those of us lucky enough to know Ian also know,

he attended Ohio State University

and that he also enjoys rooting on The OSU Buckeyes.

His hobbies include his grandchildren, writing,

computers and \golf.

Has been said that Ian also likes to

vacation in Arizona.

Some of Ians other interests include,Woody Allen movies

as well as some crime movies.

When asked his favorite movies Ian

told me 12 Angry Men  starring Henry Fonda  and

American Beauty starring Kevin Spacey and Thora Birch .

Ians favorite poet is Charles Bukowski.

When it comes to music Ian’s favorite group is Pearl Jam.

His favorite music slections are:

Unforgettable by Nat King Cole 

and Baba O’Reilly by The Who.

His favorite food, “Chocolate”.

hedgehog

Ians Favorite Poem:

The Mower

By Philip Larkin 1922–1985 Philip Larkin   

The mower stalled, twice; kneeling,

I found A hedgehog jammed up against the blades,Killed.

It had been in the long grass.

I had seen it before, and even fed it, once.

Now I had mauled its unobtrusive world Unmendably. 

Burial was no help:

Next morning I got up and it did not.

The first day after a death,

the new absence Is always the same;

we should be careful

Of each other, we should be kind

While there is still time.

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