Writer’s Brock – “…the George Costanza method”

When depressed, and I mean clinically depressed, which means melancholy for no reason, numbness that few know, I get my best thinking done about creativity and nothing else. Judgment otherwise impaired allows me to see the darkness of what needs to fade away. In this sense a sort of insanity does provide a certain advantage, in that… More

Of Ambition and Survival (I)

It’s been some thirteen years now since I landed my first poem in a major literary journal. I heard a securely established poet recently answer a question from an audience member at a reading that he had forgotten his first significant publication. I was irritated, for sure. But jealous? I even remember cashing the $50… More