September 20, 2021


Robert Paul Allen



[Poem]

Poem

The Generator's (2021-04-12) poem unrhymed

Robert Paul Allen is the father of four and has a home in the woods in Orland, Maine. He works in the medical field and has seen the gamut of human trials and tribulations which inspires much of his poetry.

Bridge Across the Narrows (2021-05-24) poem unrhymed

"...he braked to a stop on the new bridge..."

World's Worst Pool Player (2021-06-14) poem unrhymed

"...Who else could completely miss the white cue ball with his stick..."

Last Visit (2021-07-12) poem unrhymed

"...today, he wills himself to visit..."

She chances upon him (2021-08-09) poem unrhymed

"...She corners him by the ice cream freezer..."


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Robert Paul Allen
Robert Paul Allen


Robert Paul Allen has been writing poetry for the past 5 years. He has worked as a cardiologist and then a medical director for many years. After he retired he needed to do more than travel and he decided to allow his right brain a chance and started to write poetry. Because of his background and where he lives, his experiences in medicine and his personal experiences raising a family play prominently in his work. As of this year he will have published over a dozen poems and is considering a chapbook as a next step. He enjoys writing, especially when it is worthwhile for others to read and think about. His best poetry stems from the emotions and vicissitudes of his life experience, when he is fully invested in what he is writing.