Bill Glose doing a poetry reading at PoetCon in Norfolk. Photo attributed to Jeff Hewitt. June of 2016
John GLose standing on the steps leading up to the cockpit of a T-38 Talon.
Glose’s relationship with his father is one of pain, fear, and then realization of the good motives of a father who did not know how to express love tenderly.
Bill and John Glose July 4, 2016
Bill Glose in military uniform
Bill Glose and the unnamed love
The poem that has the most backstory from Personal Geography is “Renaming the Planets,” a poem that came to Glose on a hot August morning in 2006, as he was eating a bowl of Kellogg’s Raisin Bran and reading the newspaper article titled “The International Astronomical Union downgraded the status of Pluto to that of ‘dwarf planet.”
Map showing the members of the International Astronomical Union. Public Domain
The sun and the eight planets CCBSA3.0
Clyde Tombaugh with his homemade telescope he used to discover Pluto. 1930. Public Domain
Bill Glose at First Landing State Park. 10-29-2009
Bill Glose reading at Richmond's Cafe Zata. June of 2016
Dusk at Whiteface, North Carolina
Bill Glose writing
Bill Glose with one of his first loves- books!
Morgantown Chapter Award Certificate
Renaming the Planets
Natasha Trethewey GFDL 1.2
Bill Glose on the Eastern Shore