Poetry on its own is not a huge part of my writing. But when I am working on a script (as author or director) the language is accessed by my brain in a poetic way. And many times my notes to myself are written imagistically with heightened language. And there’s nothing like skillfully arranging words to describe something you love or that is beautiful or interesting or important.
All to say, POETRY is all around us in many forms, even if we don’t formalize it.
My friend and collaborating pal Mike Maggio IS a poet (and he does know it) and is celebrating this poetic month of April with his 30 for 30 project. That’s 30 poets in 30 days. I am number 23! I can’t wait to read everyone’s stuff every day. There are some really great writers on the list.
My poem will be posting on Mike’s site on April 23, but here’s a sneaky peaky excerpt from my free verse poem Some Day: