Lou Jones is a Marine Corps veteran and retired Caterpillar Inc. division manager. In retirement he turned to creative writing endeavors. Lou is a member of the Greensboro Writers’ Guild, Greensboro, Georgia, and the Georgia Poetry Society (contest chairperson, 2009/2012). Lou's poetry reflects his keen interest in the human condition — our origins, behaviors, relationships, ideologies, scientific inquiry, how we view our world and the universe in which we reside. He previously published two poetry collections, From "Microbe to Consciousness" and "After the Blast," and a fiction novel, " And Then the Monarchs Flew Away."