Bill Renski

100_0558Born November 4, 1944 in Cleveland Ohio (during a huge Snowstorm my Parents told me)

Grew up in East Cleveland, Columbia Station and Lorain Ohio, (and 4th Grade in Miami Florida).

Graduated in 1962, St. Marys High School, Lorain Ohio
1 Year at Kent State University, Kent Ohio

Moved to Peoria Il, Sept 1966

Graduated Illinois Central College – Math Major 1978
Further Study at the University of Illinois, University of Wisconsin, Bradley University (currently in senior year in Economics).

Worked for Caterpillar Inc for 43 years
Research and Design, with 25 Patents

Wife Lynn, 10 Children (Hers, mine, and Ours).

First Poem: 1965, on Learning of the Death of a friend.
Most of my Poetry comes from Formative Instances in my Life.
Peoria Poetry Club – 2005, Historian since 2007


In the Shadow of Starlight

Moon Child