Writing a Poem a Day or Setting Up a Writing Practice

During the month of April many websites and organizations challenge poets to write a poem a day. Thirty days hath September, April… so thirty poems hath the poet. In an ideal world there would be no cheating or doubling up. A poet, never suffering from a hangover; all night romantic trysts; a twelve-hour shift at […]

On the Failed-Writer and the Troubled-Writer

Last night I watched a film about a writer who was lost, wandering down the California coast in search of himself. The film also featured a failed writer who chose accounting and a stable, long-term relationship with a man who had an autistic child. The relationship was passionless, but the failed writer loved the child […]