Poems, Poetry, Social Issues
Published: May 29, 2020
Publisher: Austin Macauley
Diverse indications as to failure of humans to find and follow pathways to
Human Kindness Shortfalls is a collection of poems that vary as to topic
but all address some problem or issue regarding which kindness is in short
supply as we too often resort to harmful efforts at controlling who and/or
what is allowed to prosper.
These poems deal with family matters, government misbehavior, human flaws,
war, ecology. The overall theme is how we humans fail to live up to our
potential in dealings with others in which we too often act indifferently,
About the Author
Edmund F. Byrne is a retired philosophy professor who has taken up poetry
after years of publishing books and articles in his professional field. For
twenty years, he was a section editor for the Journal of Business Ethics and
more recently, has reviewed books critical of ‘Just War Theory’.
At IUPUI, where he taught, he has established a Peace and Global Justice
Award. Edmund also published a memoir entitled Remembering My Self.