Nieto, John Francis
About the poet: Since 1992, John Francis Nieto has been a tutor at Thomas Aquinas College, where he did his undergraduate work, after he had studied political science and music intermittently at various California colleges and universities. As National Science Foundation Fellow at the University of Notre Dame, he wrote a dissertation on Continuity and the Reality of Movement and received a doctorate in philosophy.2003 0-7734-3459-3
Each poem attempts to draw from a particular character or image passions and rhythms that, although found through all human history, touch the modern heart with a peculiar poignancy. They should be read aloud to capture the sounds, images, and passions.