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Death Poem - Part 1

Once a priest, an elderly, suicidal WWI marine meets a serial womanizer on the steps of a cathedral and ends up revealing his role in the deaths of seven men because of his insatiable need to avenge the rape and murder of his beloved Red Cross Nurse.

Script Excerpt
Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Budget:
Mid
In the Vein Of:
Farewell to Arms
The Limey
Posted:
07/20/2021
Updated:
07/20/2021
Author Bio:
I am a retired school superintendent who enjoys writing. In that role, I penned a weekly column entitled, "Superintendent's Chat" for distribution to all students, staff, and parents. My novel, Death Poem, and script came to be in in the fall of 1982. My former mother-in-law said to me, "Dick, you know so much about history, and you are so creative, you should write a book. That Christmas week, she was killed by a drunken driver. The following summer, I was driving to Maine with my wife for vacation when I thought of my mother-in-law's words, and in a flash, the characters and plot for my book came to me.

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