A Writer's Journal

Through The Glass Darkly

It may sound romantic, but in search of that elusive metaphor, poets can be somewhat  “eccentric.” If you date a poet everyone will think you are the jerk they are writing about. You will be the jerk they are writing about. They have an unnatural affection for book stores and office supply stores. They have …

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New York is Killing Me Gil Scott Heron – As a poet and musician. His best known composition, was the song/poem titled, “The revolution will not be televised,” that was first recorded in 1970.  It was an incredibly moving poem that established him as an activist and an artist, and earned him the title of …

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