Nolo Segundo, pen name of a retired teacher (America, Japan, Taiwan, Cambodia). L.J. Carber, 74, has in his 8th decade become published in 52 literary journals online and in print in the US, UK, Canada, Romania, Portugal, India and Italy; in 2020 a trade publisher released a book length collection titled “The Enormity of Existence” and in 2021, a 2nd book, “Of Ether and Earth.” He has been married 41 years to a beautiful and intelligent woman from Taiwan.


Trigger Warning

It is what is left
of my mundane
life, burnt time,
and its ashes are
the memories of
my misted youth.

But I am not
saddened by this
for I burned the
days and months
and years to light
my way home….

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