Tom Hipps writes well on many subjects. He is quite adept at writing about nature; love; science; and social problems. Writer Bill Martin calls his love poetry delicate and beautiful . Chuck Stone of the Philadelphia Inquirer describes his poetry as absolutely marvelous . Sarah Jones, a close friend; says that Hipps book, Loving You is wonderful and she calls him a true talent . The Child Within is a collection of poems that deal with the craft of writing poetry personalizing it more. Moon Wine is a selection of nature poems. Finally, Poetically Yours is more of a general collection of poetry.