I did! I thought there was just one kind of Andy Warhol soup. Which just shows that a person can’t know everything about modern art or pop art. I share my surprise with you.
I edit both on the computer and on a printed hard copy. I found that I’m more enthusiastic about the process if I print the draft, work the draft over, then re-enter the edits back into the working manuscript. After I finish each page, I carefully rip it out of the draft book and throw it away. I can’t tell you how satisfying it is!
Editing is often difficult, so whatever system you need to employ – do it.
Who could resist? I did all the tidying up I could and stood in the clean house waiting for my whole life to change. It has not. You read it here first.
I found the beginning of this poem, all about living in the light of your eyes. And I couldn’t help it, all I could think of was staring at my loved one for now 33 years would have been very tedious if I hadn’t had a couple of books to read.
You knew that, it’s the one thing that gets us through the night – the idea that the person we hate most may very well be known only by what we wrote about him or her. That’s why so many evil men are cursed with tiny penises. It only stands to reason.
Do we live in the moment? Probably not, we plan, organize and wish for better futures, not realizing that this is the future we dreamt of in our childhood, or as teens. I have to remember that. Especially when I’m on the fourth floor of the Muse d’Orsay.