I offer the reader fifteen poems, each from a different place on the palette of life. There are things taken too far, things not taken far enough, questions about the reality of love, assertions that things never really change, and of course, a dash of humor here and there. Most of the poems are free verse, with ample use of rhyme to keep things going. A good primer for life on the wild side. More
How To Mix Paints is a question of method; it's surprisingly difficult to paint a rainbow into the picture of your life, just as it's easy to get things wrong and end up with drab, nauseating grays.
There are fifteen poems in here that need no introduction: Most have to do with pressing and emotional issues of living and existence. There's quite a bit said on the subject of love, and I also take a few turns at death.
Nothing is easy in life, save for having illusions, and I recall in some horrifying detail some of the broken hearts I've had (and dished out.) Definitely a remedy for a person that is just sick of being lied to all the time.
I firmly believe in reality - I just don't know what it is. I attempt to lasso the uncertainty principle in my writing, making all clear to my fuzzy-minded readers. Yes - I am one of THOSE people. Are you?