jmww senior fiction editor Linda Wastila is interviewed in Writers Digest about her other writing love, poetry, her favorite poets, her favorite locales for poems, and her favorite things about poems themselves:
I like lean poems, ones that use few words well. I also like poems with endings that make me pause, make me wonder, make me read back to the beginning and go ‘ah.’ Most of all, a poem must be elegant and have an armature, be it meter or rhythm or structure, invisible at the surface but noticed when read.
Her poem “Hotdogs on the Grill” is also featured! To read more, go here: