On Friday, April 25
Kahler opened the discussion with musings on the nature of poetry and then yielded the floor to Collins who read some of her own works.
“Every month I go to readings where, if you get your name drawn, you get to read. There’s always a guest poet too. I buy their books, and take them home and try to reason them out but, often, I can’t,” she said. “A lot of poetry I read I can’t understand so I’m almost on a mission to write poems people can understand.”
In a poem commenting on her visit to
“But where is the sun?
It forgot to shine.
Oh. Now I remember,
It’s back in
I forgot to book it online.”