white space my best friend
crisp clarity is my goal
not one extra word
Such is my ascetic: minimalism, concise clarity. Inspired by modernist and Swiss Style, I prefer crisp fonts, lots of free, open white space.
as I gaze skyward
those cold little points of light
sing to me of hope
In these violent and cruel times, I seek out hope. I believe humanity has a future, and it’s better than this. I believe….
Posted this poem on Instagram earlier today. I love responding to challenges.
Come and follow me there, too!
This reminds of great advice given to me by myriad mentors: to become a better writer, read more, read deeply, delight in great writing.
To learn more about Kwame Dawes, check out his bio on Poetry Foundation.
Ah, the legendary Ms. Walker! I admire so much about her work, I would need much more time to write her a worthy bio. Fortunately, the good folks at the Poetry Foundation have us covered.
gift of life
seeking make it great
longing for beauty