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Wayne is a native Texan. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1957. He lives on a fish farm in Texas with his wife Ruth. He retired from his position as the US Air Force's nuclear security inspector in 1977. Wayne didn't start writing poetry until after he had obtained senior citizen status. He has published sixteen paperback books of illustrated rhyming poetry, has drawn cartoons for five Texas newspapers and has been published in Reader's Digest and the Saturday Evening Post. He makes school visits and entertains at group functions. He is a Storyteller for the George Bush Presidential Library where he reads his poetry and shows his cartoons to hundreds of school children of all ages. Over a thousand of Wayne's poems and illustrations can be found on his web site, www.familypoet.com.
Winning Entry: Bumper Sticker
Contest Won: Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest 2011, Honorable Mention