Are you one of those people who can take a word or phrase and immediately write a meaningful and personal poem about it? I’m sure not. I need to take it in for a bit, contemplate, let the feeling and thoughts come in and then take some interpretive time to form them into words in the right order so that they actually mean something. Not the Poem Lady. She sits in her chair at the Hollywood street fair/farmers market with her old-style portable typewriter. She hears your content request and, seemingly instantaneously, the words enter somewhere, exiting through her deft finger tips and out onto a small sheet of paper. You’ve given her the subject, she delivers your message for the day, you pay her what you will. A circular symbiosis of the soul.
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