After posting many of my poems, I thought it is time you know a little about me.
This is my world, welcome!
First let me tell you about my name. It is a very long name. I don’t know what I was thinking! So I just use Ellie Belfiglio!
I am a professor, an immigrant, a poet, an author, and survival of many political and economical hardship. I’ve gotten my formal
education ( PhD )in my native land, Persia. I also have a MA in English which I obtained in America.
The picture above is a new picture! My daughter in law made it to look like what you see. I like it and use it a lot!
I am a proud U.S. Citizen and reside in Dallas, Texas. My autobiography, “THE RAIN STOPS IN TEXAS” was published in 1997 and still is available in Amazon.com. It is my first book that written in English language. In it I write about many things: Like how the parting from my family was the beginning of a friendship than the end of our Fridays!
I write about our flight in this book, like: Life, death, eternity which are simple matters for anyone who has faculties enough to comprehend them.
I write about: ” It is not my strength that needs nursing, it is my imagination that wants soothing.”
I write about:” One should absorb the color of life, but one should never remember its details. Details are boring.”
The memory of my flight and separation from my family has left such a deep scar on me that I constantly hear this sound that awakens me, intimidating its way into my cloistered nightmares.
I’ve written six novels, and a book of poetry. As Ernest Hemingway says, write about something you know, my novels are all fictions; however one can recognize the characters as people in my life. I manipulate their personalities and they become the
The first time I picked a pen to write, I was only ten years old. Now I realize how odd it is that I never learned the art of enjoying life until I picked up the art of writing. Now to end “A LITTLE ABOUT ME”, “If I disturb your thoughts, you influence mine.”
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