Poetry, Prose and Praise
By: Bruce D. Thornton
About the Book
Poetry, Prose and Praise is a collection of writings that will touch your soul. In every poem there is an element of grandeur about author Bruce D. Thornton’s life experiences that he found worth mentioning.
Poetry, Prose and Praise is an outgrowth or rebirth of how Bruce sees life in this twenty-first century as a self-aware man.
To the reader: Bruce hopes Poetry, Prose and Praise does for you what it did for him: lift the soul.
About the Author
Poet and undiscovered playwright Bruce D. Thornton is a native of Annapolis, Maryland. He received his early education in the Anne Arundel County School System. Bruce completed his baccalaureate degree in 1987 from Morehouse College, where he received a B.S. in Psychology.
Bruce retired from the Prince George’s County Health Department in the Division of Epidemiology. He was a consummate investigator.
Bruce’s interests include choreographing for the New Wave of Entertainment and performing for thirteen years with Kankouran West African Dance Company, under the direction of Assane Konte. Currently he is serving his community as a high school substitute teacher for Anne Arundel County, Maryland. “It is my belief,” he said, “all of my life I was destined to be a part of the creative arts.” But Bruce had a mother who would always say, “Boy, you better focus on bringing a steady paycheck coming in this house.” Bruce is sixty-two now. He believes it’s never too late to dream.
(2018, Hardcover, 144 pages)