bill bissett originalee from lunaria i arrivd on erth with th first childrns shuttul 2 erth from that planet i love swimming n tai chi n writing poetree n dewing paintings enjoying frendships went 2 dalhousee u 4 1 yeer ubc 4 3 yeers was in band luddites alternativ rock 86-91 latest book sublingual from talonbooks latest cds luddites 86-91 nd ths is erth thees ar peopul with dako
Questions & Answers
Is there a specific moment that inspired you to pursue poetry?
my mothrs going 2 spirit
How/where do you find inspiration today?
What is your writing process?
writing getting th beginning uv th pome in2 sum writing as soon as possibul n alredee letting th pome simmr deep inside
What is your revision/editing process?
revising n editing allowing amplifikaysyun accident bettr word chois wanting nu way uv saying being
Did you write poetry in high school? If yes, how did you get started? If no, why not?
i wrote th pome deth eth n mor deth whn my mothr went 2 spirit approx 16 n th veree quiklee felt i wud write 4evr
Do you use any resources that a young poet would find useful (e.g. websites, text books, etc.)?
definitlee th web reserch reserch soshul life walking xercise howevr keeping th mind brain xercising tai chi dicksyunaree use sumtimes as well reeding othr poets work frequentlee thru all recordid time n place s th his her storeez uv evreewher having a few favorit poets at anee givn time deeplee engrossing
When you were high school aged, what would have been helpful/motivating to hear from a published poet?
2 keep going nevr get discouragd unless discouragment can work 4 a pome n try diffrent lay outs not always th left hand margins diffrent wayze uv speeking xpressing