From the summit of maturity, Ed. L. Dorsey writes with the penetration of one who has learned much in life, possessing a spirit of gentle contemplation. Employing strong meter and rich rhymes, "Dorsey's Real Poetry for Seniors" evokes the poetic heritage of Robert Frost. Vivid descriptions and metaphors reveal the author's fascination for life and his eye for the beauty of nature. Humor and wisdom resonate throughout Dorsey's entire collection as he reflects upon spirituality, nature, growing older, present society and change.
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The author, Ed L. Dorsey (whose real name is Edwin L. Davis) is a retired trial attorney who served as state prosecutor in Dallas, Texas, where he was involved in the trial of Jack Ruby - the man who killed Lee Harvey Oswald after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Later, Dorsey received an appointment by President Nixon to the Justice Department as a U.S. Attorney in Denver, Colorado. He received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Juris Doctor of Law degree from Southern Methodist University (SMU). The use of the pseudonym is in honor of his foster mother, Emily Dorsey, for whom the dedication is made. At the age of four, he was left at her "Dorsey Home for Children" in Dallas, where he remained until grown. He was able to receive his college education through loans that she procured for him.
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Book Description American Literary Press, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1561679607