Who is your favorite living poet?
Of course it is impossible to choose ONE living poet as my all-time fave. So I will just mention that Tony Hoaglandconsistently rocks my world.
Who is your favorite dead poet?
What is your favorite poem of all time?
What the hell??? FAVORITE POEM OF ALL TIME? Impossible. Ok fine. “Song” by Brigit Pegeen Kelly.
Current book of poetry you can’t get out of your mind?
Ellen Bass’s “Like a Beggar” is pretty world-rocking.
Best live, or audio, poetry reading you can remember.
Poet Rachel Kannis TEDx a modern-day mystic: irreverently reverent and exuberantly human. She's a Write Club Los Angeles champ and resident writer for Hevria. Her poetry has been featured on Morning Becomes Eclectic on NPR and as The Weather on the podcast phenomenon, Welcome to Night Vale. Her poetry and short story collection, 10 For Everything, is available from Orange Ocean Press. Her writing (poetry and fiction) also appears in journals such as Eclipse,Permafrost, Coe Review, Sou’wester, GW Review, Quiddity, and Lalitamba. You can find her work in anthologies including A Poet’s Haggadah, Word Warriors from Seal Press, His Rib from Penmanship Press, and Knocking at the Door from Birch Bench Press.