Louis McKraker

Louis McKraker

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I am a pseudonym. It's a wonderful life...

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Montpelier, VT
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About Me

I was born in Central Alabama and began writing poetry and short stories at age nine. I am now the author of several poetry compilations, a song and lyric collection, and a collection of short stories.


Poetry Styles

Realistic Poetry
Psychological Poetry
Acrostic Poetry
Deep Image
Rhythmic Word Art
Tetrameter
Southern Gothic
Soliloquy
Satire
Mirrorismn
Nature & Environment


Fiction Styles

Supernatural Horror
Psychological Horror
Suspense
Dark Fantasy
Sci-Fi Horror
Weird Fiction
Fall Fiction
Bio-Fiction
Suicide Drama
Romanticism



Influences:
Don McLean,
Caroline LaVelle,
E.E. Cummings,
Emily Dickinson,
Archibald MacLeish,
W.S. Merwin,
James T. Fields,
George Croly,
Ezra Pound,
Shirley Jackson,
Stephen King,
William Faulkner,
Tim Burton



For the hell of it, I have listed below some of my favorite poems...


1 A Man Said to the Universe – Stephen Crane
2 When Serpents Bargain for the Right to Squirm – E.E. Cummings
3 The Brain—is wider than the Sky – Emily Dickinson
4 Evolution – Langdon Smith
5 The Mountain – Robert Frost
6 I Will Put Chaos into Fourteen Lines – Edna St. Vincent Millay
7 The Genius of Death – George Croly
8 When the Pawn Hits the Conflicts, He Thinks Like a King – Fiona Apple
9 Then Laugh – Bertha Adams Backus
10 The Winds of Fate – Ella Wheeler Wilcox