Edward Waters         Bard of the Grey Wind
Vita and Gallery

Edward Waters
is a poet, singer-songwriter, essayist, aphorist, and tutor in Biblical studies.  He holds a B.A. in English Literature and a Master of Divinity, and his itinerant work of music and speaking has spanned more than three decades, carrying him most of the length of the U.S. eastern seaboard and to England.  Edward has composed over ninety-five songs, releasing his first recorded collection, The Thing That Matters, in 1988, which, along with more recent selections, may now be heard on this website.  His writings on Christian perspective and living include Invisible as the Wind: A Case for Meekness and Quiet Strength: Defying the Din to Hear God, and his poetry has appeared in various university publications.  In addition, he has collaborated with his wife Cindy to compile and annotate, chiefly for new Christians, a Recommended Reading list of Bible translations, reference works, and general books and periodicals concerned with the faith. 

Edward's personal interests include ancient and mediaeval literature and history; 'Early Modern' drama (chiefly Shakespeare); etymology; legend and folklore; and the lives, works, and scholarship of British authors associated with the Inklings circle.  He enjoys early and baroque music, classic theatre, 'period' films, select children's books, Renaissance festivals, family evenings of reading aloud, and (particularly during autumn and winter) walking in the woods and mountains. 

He also has devout views on the proper preparation of a decent cup of tea.

With Cindy at home (Christmas Day 2004)
                                [Photo courtesy of Tom Booth]

With Cindy at home (Christmas Day 1995)
                                [Photo courtesy of Victoria Lare]

Cindy and Edward's Wedding (18 Oct 1980)

At the Piedmont Environmental Center, High Point, NC (Nov 1998)

During undergraduate years (Fall 1976)

With Cindy at Beacon Heights, off the Blue Ridge Parkway
(Oct 2002)

At Oxford University, England (Nov 1992)

With Cindy at Bodiam Castle, England (Nov 1992)

With Cindy at Craggy Pinnacle, off the Blue Ridge Parkway (May 1997)

As Doctor Who (Hallowe'en 1994)

Tea, with a Christmas Cracker crown (Christmas Day 2004)
                                           [Photo courtesy of Tom Booth]