(Co-Author, Book & Lyrics, Dames at Sea
) was born in St. Louis and served in the
Navy in World War II. He graduated from the University of California at
Berkeley, where he had his first poetry published in the student
A resident of Greenwich Village since 1952, he was a
professional photographer known as Plato in the early years of vintage
physique photography. He also designed mobiles and collages, and wrote
stories, advertisements, and limericks as well as gay pornographic
fiction under the pen name Alexander Goodman.
He passed away in 2002 at
the age of 77.