I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the art by airing and arguing it in public.
Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with gracious respect.
If bitterness wants to get into the act, I offer it a cookie or a gumdrop.
The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
Amazement awaits us at every corner.
Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.
In the world of poetry there are would-be poets, workshop poets, promising poets, lovesick poets, university poets, and a few real poets.
Today the U.S. is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred years ago, when books of poems were best-sellers.
Everything that ever happened is still happening. Past, present and future keep happening in the eternity which is Here and Now.
I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.
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