Poetry as documentary, poetry as sense-making, poetry as political. Poetry as a flexible form and container of aesthetic and human experience.
2.) What attracted you to the Medicine Ball platform?
I've been interested in poet's theater for over a decade and once wrote a one-act play in verse that was performed by Theater Et Al in New York and have always been interested in writing poetic work that lives beyond the page. I frequently create work in response to the visual arts.
3.) What is one of your favorite words...and why?
Drala [tibetan]: a natural force operating in the phenomenal world, and an aspect of our own pure awareness.
4.) Define unity in your own words.
The state of being united, connected.
5.) A fine glass of Two Buck Chuck - or a can of PABST Blue Ribbon?
I'm gluten-free, so neither.
6.) What is the difference between song lyrics and poetry?
7.) What is something we can all agree on?
Some things are beyond human comprehension.