readers, a writer is only half
complete. This formula is particularly
painful for the poet, who often finds the
path to publication blocked by the editorial
resulting from the common perception all
poetry is too boring or esoteric to be
nothing could be further from the truth.
than a poet, I consider myself more of a
storyteller who prefers to work in
verse. It is a time-honored tradition,
championed by such masters as Homer,
Longfellow, and Dr. Seuss. As far as I'm
concerned, telling a good story is everything.
I challenge you to discard any preconceived
notions you might have regarding poetry,
select a title that intrigues you, and give
it a try. It won't cost you anything
and you might be pleasantly surprised.
poet is, before anything else, a person who
is passionately in love with language."