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Poetry is not a choice; it's a verdict.

Leonard Cohen said that about 30 years ago, and about 30 years ago, I was sentenced to write poetry.

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I write mostly short stories, though I plan on completing a novel in the near future. I find all forms of writing fascinating and have been fortunate enough in my education to experiment with them all. I enjoy the challenge of conveying emotion and imagination igniting information in as few words as possible.

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