Monthly Archives: June 2011
I prefer to write poetry longhand, usually, at least for the first draft. It’s not romanticism; it’s forcing myself to slow down a bit. I’m pretty particular about the pen and the kind of notebook, too. I like Moleskines, of … Continue reading
I thought someone might find it interesting how I work at poetry. I have several methods, so I’ll describe them in several posts over the coming weeks. Automatic writing is a method of writing at speed without thinking too much … Continue reading
I am Patrick Dunn, author of Second Person, a book of poetry about absence and presence, and how we approach the world as a “you” rather than an “it.” Second Person is currently available for preorder from Finishing Line Press.