C.E. Chaffin hace una reconstrucción sobre los eventos que lo condujeron a ser un poeta
If a child is deprived of normal physical bonding prior to language acquisition, which increases exponentially somewhere around the age of two, I think language can become the chief means by which such a child seeks bonding. If true, it makes sense that poets spend the rest of their lives trying to express in words what they could not gain in touch and comfort.
Un anecdotario y ars poética, delicioso hasta el remate final: un poema que resume cómo llegó a ser publicado.
When I think of a fire I know what to grab
after my kids are safe: not my Stratocaster.
whose rosewood fingerboard is spooned
between the frets from loving use,
nor my irreplaceable pink paisley blazer
custom made in the 60s, but my poems