The Making of a Poem

Discussing "For When People Ask" with Ken Salzmann


What a joy to go deeply into the creation of a poem–I just love the way Ken Salzmann wrote about our interview in his blog, “How to Grow a Poem.” We talked about poetry in general, but very specifically we spoke about what went into writing “For When People Ask”–the original idea, the research, and even what came out of the poem. His blog is wonderful … check it out!