Forty-Eight Light Years by Terry Jude Miller

Art Credit - PP&P Staff

Art Credit – PP&P Staff

Terry Jude Miller is a published and award-winning poet from Houston, Texas. The recipient of the 2013 Sandia Writers Prize, Betty Blackmore Memorial Award, Harry Kallander Memorial Award, San Antonio Poets Association Prize, the Poetry Society of Texas Annual Banquet Award, the 2012 Mildred Vorpahl Baass & Nancy Baass Poetry Award, a Juried Poet for the 2011 & 2012 Houston Poetry Festival and winner of the Global Peace Poem competition of the 2012 Tyler Peace Festival, his work has been published in scores of publications including Everyday Poets, the University of Houston’s Bayou Review, Ancient Paths, Orbis, Stepping Stones Magazine, Furnace Review, Shine Journal, Blue Skies Poetry, Survivor’s Review, Live Oak Review, Lamplighter Review, Bijou Poetry Review, Chaffey Review, Foundling Review, Houston Literary Review, Boston Literary Magazine, and the Edison Literary Review. In January 2010, his poem The Diagnosis appeared in the Birmingham Arts Journal. He has read his poetry at venues in the UK and the United States.

Miller’s books of poetry are titled: The Day I Killed Superman, What If I Find Only Moonlight?, and The Butterfly Canonical and can be purchased at barnesandnoble.com, booksamillion.com, amazon.com, itunes.com, lulu.com, and other book vendor sites. He is a member of the Academy of American Poets, the Poetry Society of Texas, the Gulf Coast Poets Society, Poets Northwest (Houston), the founder of the Fort Bend Poets Group and the Fort Bend County Poet Laureate Competition. Terry is a retired professor of eMarketing and held an Innovation Fellowship at Kaplan University.

Author Terry Jude Miller.

Author Terry Jude Miller.

Terry at e.e. cummings' grave.

Terry at e.e. cummings’ grave.

Book at grave of e.e. cummings.

Book at grave of e.e. cummings.

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6 thoughts on “Forty-Eight Light Years by Terry Jude Miller

  1. What a beautiful memory – and you tell it well. Think of all that’s out there in the cosmos, whirling around, sharing messages even with each other, listening in on your folks’ endearments. Wonderful

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