My Broadway Song
How did I find myself up at midnight...with the thought: "What is poetry? What should it do?" Well, if you ask this question, the first thing you know is "Yes, you're a poet!"
But here's how I found myself facing this question at midnight, and how I answered it:
You never know where inspiration is going to come from, or where it's going to take you. Bob Whelan invited me to feature at this week's Rockport Poetry event, this coming Wednesday. I wanted to write something new for that evening. Well, I did, but not based on the original idea I had in mind.