Meet the Poets - Kurt Slauson

1) When did you first get started writing?

in 1984 (grade 10)

2) Favourite poets

Walt Whitman, Ezra Pound, Charles Olson (Romanticism, Modernism, Post-Modernism) Ancients; Early Medieval; some Tudor/Stuart

3) Inspirations other than poetry for your work

Cartography, Visual Arts, Music, History

4) If you were a vegetable, what vegetable would you be?


5) If you were in Lord of the Rings, which character would you be?