Jeff Wyman is a teacher, poet, musician, and songwriter. After working as a professional musician for 23 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, he began a 28-year career as a middle school teacher. He has always had a secret goal to someday write more sonnets than William Shakespeare, who wrote 154, and he found the time and motivation to do so during the 2020 pandemic. He lives and teaches in Eugene, Oregon. To see and hear him recite some of the poems, please go to his YouTube channel.

Titles by Jeff Wyman

  • by Jeff Wyman

    • Released: October 2023
    • Genre: Poetry

    Jeff Wyman is a teacher, poet, musician, and songwriter. After working as a professional musician for twenty-three years in the San Francisco Bay Area, he began a thirty-year career as a middle school teacher, and upon retirement, as a tutor. Jeff’s first book of sonnets received rave reviews, and he continues to regularly write and share his poems with friends and on social media. He lives and teaches in Eugene, Oregon.

  • by Jeff Wyman

    • Released: September 2021
    • Genre: Poetry

    Imagine the world you want to live in
    Long after the pandemic has ended
    Let’s fight for a new one and not give in
    Until the broken parts have been mended

     

    100 Sonnets For Our Time offers a lyrical glimpse of the most unusual time many of us have lived through. Jeff Wyman examines the pandemic, political climate, loves found and lost, nostalgia, and more in a series of sonnets that are more conversational than most, but maintain all the proper elements of the structure. These topical and hopeful verses will help anyone through rough times.