Today I met…

a publisher who worked at one of the major publishing companies, that everyone knows in New York, for many years. He is retired, but when in business, he published the poetic works of Maya Angelou, Dr. Seuss, and Langston Hughes. He particularly liked sailing with Dr. Seuss because he was such a good guy. It […]

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Story poems

One technique writers use to help the the reader to remember poems is to create a “story poem.” Even people who don’t read much poetry often like this type, which includes a mini-plot. Many of my poems are of the story type. An example of a writer who creates great story poems is Billy Collins, […]

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