Sunday, October 25, 2009
LEN SOLO has been an educator for most of his professional work life: a public high school teacher of English, Math and Social Studies; founder of a small, private alternative school in Atlantic City; founder and department chairperson of the Teacher Development Program, Stockton State College, Pomona, NJ; principal for 27 years of the famous Graham & Parks Alternative Public School, Cambridge + Interim Principal, Cambridge Rindge and Latin High Schools for 1.5 years. For the past seven years he has been an education consultant.
I've had 3 volumes of poetry published: Landscape of the Misty Eye, with Steve Weitzman (2004); Rooted in Place (2006) and The Magic of Light (2008). All are available on Amazon.com.
INFLUENCES: e.e. cummings, Wallace Stevens, T. S. Eliot, William Blake, William Carlos Williams, Allen Ginsberg, Walt Whitman and, oddly Ernest Hemingway.