I am now seventy, rather glad, really, that I won't live to see the horrors to come in the 21st century.
A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings - about human feelings and frailties.
Each word bears its weight, so you have to read my poems quite slowly.
I write, or used to write, to explain to myself situations I couldn't otherwise solve or understand. Meditation comes very naturally to me.
There is far too much literary criticism of the wrong kind. That is why I never could have survived as an academic.