IMAGES, A Collection of Poetry, Prose and More for the adventurous at heart! From pirates sailing thunderous seas in search of buried treasure to gunslingers squaring off at the Good Time Saloon comes a collection of new and exciting poetry, prose and more. The author, Kenneth R. Champion, offers the reader an adventure full of vivid imagery from the past. But there is more! Along with the swashbuckling sailors and crusty old prospectors are precious moments of love. These romantic interludes act as a perfect counterbalance to the raucous events on sea and land. With imaginative characters and vivid descriptions, IMAGES provides the reader with an odyssey that he or she won’t soon forget.
Kenneth R. Champion is a poet, musician, world traveler, Vietnam military veteran, retired State of California transportation planner and family man. While born in Pennsylvania, he moved to California in 1956. His multitude of interests in the California Gold Rush, the Old West, maritime history and other influences inspired many of the poems and stories in IMAGES, A Collection of Poetry, Prose and More. From experiences on military planes to ships riding out hurricane plagued seas to ocean operations in the Bermuda Triangle, his life has been a full one. His unique style of adventure and romantic poetry creates word pictures along with lyrical phrasing in some offerings. There is something for everyone! You will find sailors battling against watery tempests and pirates, prospectors digging for gold, gunfighter tales and bandit loot in old mines, paranormal hauntings in old ghost towns, medieval knights charging down the field at the lists, and the romance of true love.