Indictments – Poems In Four Counts
Poems about social, political, and universal injustice based on Bill Bauer's life experiences and observations as an inner-city child, as an international insurance underwriter, as a soldier and as an existentialist.
About Bill Bauer (Kansas City, Missouri & Kansas Author)
Bill Bauer is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Last Lambs: New and Selected Poems of Vietnam (Second Edition), a 2014 Eric Hoffer Legacy Award Finalist. His poems have appeared in several anthologies, including, From Both Sides Now: The Poetry Of The Vietnam War And Its Aftermath, and are you experienced: baby boom poets at midlife, and in several poetry reviews and journals.
He was drafted out of graduate school and served with the Kansas National Guard in the 1968 race riots and in 1969 with the 4th of the 9th Infantry, 25th Division, along the Cambodian Border in Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam and at division headquarters at Cu Chi. Before the sale of his company in 1992 he was a co-founder and president of Media/Professional Insurance, an international underwriting management firm that specialized in coverage for one-of-a-kind errors and omissions risks and the leading insurer worldwide in the defense of libel and slander and infringement of intellectual property rights claims against publishers, broadcasters and film producers.
A native of Kansas City, Missouri, he now lives on the island of Maui.