About the Book

Good Morning, Collected Words’ principal section, distills thoughts and observations from Tucker’s daily 600-word missives, sent to friends every morning for the past nine years.

In Our Rift offers a selection of poems.


Dear David, a father’s heartfelt letter to his young son, reflects on Tucker’s own life, successes and failures, and shares his hopes for his son’s maturity.


Paddle’s Last Gift remembers a beloved dog and what Paddle taught about loyalty, reliability and love.


Gray Matter collects Tucker’s thoughts during a time of starting over.