JAMES LOCKHART, Ed. D has been a published author, playwright, and poet for over 40 years. His most recent works DELIGHTFUL-, AN ANTHOLOGY OF POETRY TO MAKE YOU SMILE and his stageplay MAHALIA have been highly acclaimed. JAMES educational and professional experiences are multi-faceted, including Honor Graduate of LaSalle (Military) Institute, Troy, N.Y.; Scholarship (B.A.) and Fellowship (M.A.) graduate of The State University of N.Y, Albany; Education Doctorate(Ed, D.) Columbia Univ. Teachers College; as well as high level, professional services with N.Y. State Dept. of Ed; The State Univ. of NY at Albany History Dept.; (Ford Foundations-Wash. Internship in Education;, as well as thirty-seven years as Senior Educational Program Official, U.S. Department of Education, Wash., DC (Ret. 9/2012). He has traveled throughout the United States and The Caribbean Islands to give presentations and monitor Federally funded educatinal programs at the college andsecondary school levels. Lockhart serves as a Deacon and newsletter contributer at The Peoples Community Baptist Church, Silver Spring, Md, under the leadership of Dr. Haywood A. Robinson II
Welcome aboard, and fasten your seat belt, dear reader!
Prepare to go on a journey of foot stomping praise and worship; expressions of true, romantic love; side-splitting humor; and some plain, good reading.
As I have said before, some folks consider anthologies of poetry a dime a dozen, but this book has been written to refute that charge. Take a look, and see why folks say, Deacon Lockharts poetry inspires, motivates, provokes, entertains, and provides an enjoyable respite.