Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Great Regulars: When asked if the process was difficult,

[Carmen Gimenez] Smith said that starting was the hardest part. "I just worked on the first stanza over and over again, and got a rhythm and a music going." After that, the rest came more easily.

It helped to have the O'Hara poem to work from. "The energy and the themes guided me," Smith said.

The Day Disco Died

by Carmen Gimenez Smith

from NPR: Newspoet: Carmen Gimenez Smith's Day In Verse


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