Del "Abe" Jones (The Poor Man's Poet) was born in Indio, California in 1941. He served in the USAF '58-'61 at Fairchild AFB, WA in the 92nd Combat Defense Squadron, K9 Corps.
He has four children and eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren who reside in Washington State.
He worked in the sheet metal industry on Disney World and other large projects around the Country. After a disastrous three story fall on a construction project in Tacoma in 1974 he began doing Cad HVAC design work. He retired from the trade in 2003.
He began writing poetry in more...