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Troy Camplin
Works at Camplin Creative Consulting
Attended UT-Dallas
Lives in Richardson, TX
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Commemorations
Shall we commemorate the Trail of Tears With Andrew Jackson statues marking miles? Perhaps we should commemorate the years Of General William Howe -- will that bring smiles To all Americans, remembering His role in history? We surely must Embrace who made o...
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Spiders on the Playground
With every day the children play The spider webs are torn, And every evening, they don't grieve -- A new orb web is born. The corner space will make a place The spotted, colored sphere  Makes triangle with spiral, pulls A network insects fear. They'll make ...
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Algorithms
The social world norms To which I fail to acclimate And failing them unleashes storms That I don't know how to abate And so I have to set up rules To travel through the simple things As though I am the king of fools And every move makes jinglings And so I g...
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The Indecisive's Proposal
With many freckles and blonde hair, He must be careful lest he err in Finding out what and which and wherein They may be made a pair. He did not wish for a mistake Lest he should find himself forsaken Or even found she soon was taken, For then his heart wou...
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Visiting Grandpa
South Bend uncle, friends, and grandparents, Vacation haven throughout my youth Two-week sleepovers or Christmas week, Thanksgiving four-day weekends, A quickday cleaning of grandma's house, Visitation with all our firends, Nature with my grandfather. Curta...
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When Government Colonizes Different Spontaneous Orders
There are a variety of spontaneous orders. We too often only think of the economy as a spontaneous order, but there are also the scientific order, the philanthropic order, the philosophic order, the religious order, the democratic order etc. I believe that ...
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Constructal Trees
I love the branching form of dicot trees -- Order, chaos, criticality please The eye with expectation and a tease Of difference. The bald cypresses have knees That clear the water. Mangroves border seas And branch above and below their trunks. Breeze Brings...
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As I Listen
I, loving, listen to your talk -- I'm quiet, cautious, suerying While gazing across through meadow saffron, Vase pushed aside so I can be Lost in white eyes' brilliance, Wishing now to languish long In lacteal cherry springs -- Among the frangrant clouds Wh...
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Church Music
A bird whistles in the church, A high-wooden whistle, a whistle Full of life, sending Joy to restless feet. Strings sing under boughs Of summer leaves in summer greens, Providing perch and over For the little birds. Such lively colors Flitting in the air, I...
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An Ode to My Grandfather (Virgil Inman)
Although he couldn't tell a joke, He took too long, and timing's everything, I took more pleasure in his life Than any other man's For attention given to a curious mind Whose interests shadowed his own. A writer who encouraged wirting, A thinker who encoura...
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Incommunicado
We sit upon the couch -- the television Is on. You stare at your cell phone, a vision Indifferent, it seems, to me. You stare And will not talk. And I? I will not dare. My words are cotton in my mouth, they dry My tongue. Why weight you down with each conce...
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Welfare is NOT Socialism
I have come to realize that too many people -- on the left, on the right, and even far too many libertarians -- are deeply confused about the nature of socialism. I keep hearing people claiming to want socialism when what they really want is welfare. I keep...
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Poet, Playwright, and Scholar
Employment
  • Camplin Creative Consulting
    Consultant, 2012 - present
  • UNT-Dallas
    Adjunct Professor of English, 2012 - 2012
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Currently
Richardson, TX
Previously
White Plains, KY - Hattiesburg, MS - Bowling Green, KY - South Bend, IN
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Interdisciplinary Scholar, Poet, and Playwright
Introduction
I am the author of "Diaphysics," a poet, playwright, and interdisciplinary scholar. I am married and have a daughter and two sons. I have a Ph.D. in the Humanities, a M.A. in English, and a B.A. in recombinant gene technology and chemistry.
Bragging rights
Have 3 kids. Married to Anna Camplin. Won 1st place in a playwrighting contest.
Education
  • UT-Dallas
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • Western Kentucky University
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