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A Baby Boomer's Book Of Poems

Jim Tosh holds his book
Charlie Schlenker
Jim Tosh is a lifelong part of Bloomington-Normal. He caught the writing bug and has chronicled his memories of the town and the time.

Poetry comes out in all of us from time to time. And its subjects come from both heart and history.

Jim Tosh is a furniture salesman in Bloomington. He fell into poetry a few years ago when he wrote some verses about his dad who passed away before the age of 60. Since then he has had the writing bug.

Tosh has published "A Baby Boomer's Book of Poems" that echo the warp and weft of Bloomington-Normal existence. Tosh is a former teacher and still a furniture salesman in Bloomington.

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WGLT Senior Reporter Charlie Schlenker has spent more than three award-winning decades in radio. He lives in Normal with his family.
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