William J. Joel

William J. Joel writes, All things are connected. That’s the premise of what William J. Joel does. Each of Mr. Joel’s interests informs each other. Mr. Joel has been teaching computer science since 1983 and has been a poet even longer. His poems have appeared in Common Ground Review, DASH Literary Journal, and The B




I open a book that’s never
been opened before
and breathe in deeply.  Ah, the scent
of freshly printed words, a scent
so rich and full of aromatic
thoughts and feelings as if
by smell alone I might know
what lay inside the writer’s heart.

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