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Month: January 2016

7 JANUARY 2016

1)  UNFURL  YOUR  TONGUE. 2) NOT TOO QUIETLY. 3) MOSTLY WITH WONDER.   This is my poet’s version of author/lecturer Michael Pollan‘s advice to anyone who is seeking a sustainable, healthy diet: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” (see the PBS documentary based on his book, In Defense of Food) To anyone seeking a sustainable, healthy vocation as a poet, I advise: 1) Unfurl your tongue — Pay attention to your own physical voice canal, and also to your own “on-mother’s-knee” birthright language. Exult in your natural human metaphors, in… Read more 7 JANUARY 2016