“Salt Cedar” SUNRISE CHORDS RISE SEE THEM GROW JUST THERE UPON MY FENCE GLORIOUS JASMIN COVER FORMING DELICATE MOUNTAINS A VIEW OF THE ISLAND OF CORK UNJARRED MEMORIES THROUGH YOUR SCENTED FLOWER BEING THERE MY 1ST FLIGHT FROM MY DOORSTEP TO THE COCKPIT OF MY FIRST PLANE YOU HAD PAINTED THIS VERY NOTE IN YELLOWS PINKS WHITE LETTERS TOO! SAID IN A WAVE; I'LL BE THERE TOO NOW IT IS TIME FOR TEA ACROSS THE TABLE YOUR SMILE HOW I LOVE YOU THE VIEW ACROSS MY FENCE MIRRORED IN SUMMER SMILE UNBURNED TWIGHLIGHT SHADOW CAST LIGHTLY UPON THE TAMARISK TREE IN MY FRONT YARD SALT CEDAR NEXT TO JASMINE.
Tom was born and raised in Los Angeles. Tom became a poet and artist within the Conceptual Art Movement, from 1967 to 1977. Tom holds degrees in Critical Theory and media arts. Tom is the current poet laureate of Benicia, California.