What are your favorite lines from your pieces featured in The Ginger Collect?
“Guy Talk”— a father who loved to fling/irony in a zigzag pattern,
“Demented Rain”— …his head/cracking like thunder, the spatter/
covering my face like demented rain.
“He Called Himself Smart”—Never say Excuse/me, he advised, because your IQ/doesn’t need manners.
Who is your most beloved author?
Hard to choose: Bad twin: Bukowski, of course. Good Twin: Merwin.
Do you have a favorite quote from these authors?
Buk: “The days run away like wild horses over the hills.”
Merwin: “Every year without knowing it I have passed the day/
When the last fires will wave to me”
What inspired your featured pieces?
Nothing in particular with any of them. I just channel my muse.