I have been "reworking" a collection of nighttime poems. I'm taking a new approach suggested by my editor. I'm hoping it will give the collection a better focus. Here is one of the poems that I decided to cut from the manuscript:
THIS GREAT BIG SKY
This great big sky,this starry dome,
this universe that we call home—it’s a vast and endless place
filled with spaceand space
In other news: Catia Chien, the illustrator of my book THINGS TO DO, was on PBS NEWSHOUR last night on a Brief but Spectacular segment!
Why the creative process is validation of your existence: The process of creating is believing you matter.
I thought some people might be interested in a guest post that Catia wrote for All the Wonders titled ON FAILING.In her piece, Catia shares her relationship with failures and setbacks she encountered during the process of discovering the voice of a story's illustrations.
Tabatha has the Poetry Friday Roundup over at The Opposite of Indifference.