THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: November 21, 2018

“The worst thing you can do is censor yourself as the pencil hits the paper.  You must not edit until you get it all on paper. I you can put everything down, stream-of-consciousness, you’ll do yourself a service.” Stephen Sondheim an exercise in stream of consciousness Redwood City, City Hall In March, flowering It’s so palpable, I can pick it, I think, from a break in the concrete, like an intrusive dandelion… Read More

“So I don’t think I’ll make Poet Laureate, but I swear I’m not twisted and bitter, If finely-wrought talents don’t weigh in the balance, I can always write haiku on Twitter.” Rosy Cole, The Twain: Poems of Earth and Ether A bit behind here due to recuperating from an unexpected and rather protracted hospital stay (thanks in part to California wild fires), but here we are at last: These moving and deeply… Read More