Poetry Is Not Written In Stone

The book of Lord Schist
was on the short list
with his rock-solid verse
that shouldn’ t be missed.

His writing is terse
and it comes with a twist
he gives all those who curse
a slab on the wrist.


Ezra Pound is the Kanye West of poetry.

The good life

You have to thicken your words to hold them in place


Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before. – Audre Lorde


Poetry is a kind of distilled insinuation. It’s a way of expanding and talking around an idea or a question. Sometimes, more actually gets said through such a technique than a full frontal assault. – Yusef Komunyakaa


“Poetry for me is not work but pleasure, not a career but a second life—a play within a play.”- Peter Davison


A poet is a lazy philosopher – K. Choi, lazy poet