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Fritz is a native Southern Californian who grew up in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles and now lives in Orange County. Finally retiring in 2001, he pursued some of his interests in the arts, exploring water colors and photography. But he became most passionate about poetry. Some selected works can be found on this website.

Fritz is active in his community, assisting entrepeneurs in developing business plans, working on behalf of his church, bike riding, square dancing, travelling and enjoying time with his wife Patricia and his four grandchildren.

Fritz's poetry was first published in "Refractions of Life: A Poetry Anthology." The book is anthology of original poems from members of the Continued Learning Experience class at California State University, Fullerton, entitled "Poetry for Pleasure." And Fritz's first reading was March 21, 2004 at the Borders in Brea, CA.

Fritz von Coelln
© 2004