art by the feral artist
Tim Tipton was first seduced by the craft of poetry when he read the "Panther" by Rainier Marie Rilke. He has written poetry that has been featured in ART/LIFE, Askew, The San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly, and the on-line journal poeticdiversity. Tim is a graduate of California State University of Northridge where he received a Bachelor of Science in Sociology. He also received a degree in Substance Abuse counseling.
He moved swiftly
devouring everything he owned
into his Valise.
I begged him to stay,
to grant me a second chance.
He said no, I'm round that corner now,
I have to keep moving or I'll die.
He crossed the highway carefully, secretly,
leaving an lasting image of his steely
green eyes and shark fin profile
Off to conquer the world, carrying
a chunk of me with him.