But I'm too old to be written about as a young poet.
I'm saying look, here they come, pay attention. Let your eyes transform what appears ordinary, commonplace, into what it is,… (read more)
I'm afraid we live at the mercy of a power, maybe a God, without mercy. And yet we find it,… (read more)
There'll always be working people in my poems because I grew up with them, and I am a poet of… (read more)
The irony is, going to work every day became the subject of probably my best poetry.
It's ironic that while I was a worker in Detroit, which I left when I was twenty six, my sense… (read more)
But most commonly, it's one poem that I work on with a lot of intensity.
Now I think poetry will save nothing from oblivion, but I keep writing about the ordinary because for me it's… (read more)