Henry Heitmann is a retired New York City Board of Education Special Education teacher and a teaching supervisor. Many of his poems and short stories have been published in numerous magazines and local news media including the “Sanibel- Captiva Review,” the Florida Gulf Coast University “Mangrove Review,” and the Florida Writers Magazine.
Heitmann has won several awards for his many works. He contributed a piece “Not Just a Drink of Water” to a book entitled “Shade in the Sunshine State, Reflections on Segregation in Florida” by Elizabeth Huntoon Coursen.
He has long worked at bringing together in this volume some of his unique and well crafted “Pocket Full of Tales” that will bring fond memories and new observations to readers of all ages and in many genres. He is a remarkably keen observer of life, and writes well of it. Like all good writers, he believes that each of us has a tale to tell and here are but a few of his carefully selected tales for your enjoyment. See an excerpt:Isle of Enchantment